Atiku loses close aide


Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has lost one of his aides, Barr. Abdulahi Nyako. He was his private secretary.

Nyako passed away in the early hours of Thursday.

Mourning the death on Thursday, Atiku tweeted:   “Barr. Abdullahi Nyako was more than an aide; he was family to me in every sense of the word. He served me with loyalty and diligence. He will be sorely missed.

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“On behalf of my family, I convey my deepest condolences to the Abdullahi family and pray that the Almighty Allah will comfort and strengthen them.”

“May Allah forgive his sins and grant him Aljannah Firdaus. Ameen.”

It’s unclear what led to the death of the long-time associate of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election.