Former member of Parliament Tennyson Wells has died, his family confirmed.
His son Tennyson Wells Jr. said his father died sometime during the morning hours in his sleep and had been fighting several illnesses.
Wells served as the attorney general and minister of agriculture and fisheries in the Ingraham administration. He is also a former member of Parliament for Bamboo Town.
In February 2018, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis appointed Wells as the president and chairman of Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI).