Just In: Maitama Sule is dead
An elder statesman and former diplomat ,Alhaji Maitama Sule is dead .
According to a statement signed by N.A.Sharif ,Maitama Sule died in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt following a brief illness.
Yusuf Maitama Sule is a Nigerian politician, acclaimed orator and diplomat. In 1976, he became the Federal Commissioner of public complaints, a position that made him the nation’s pioneer ombudsm.
Read statement made available to DNT:
ANNOUNCING THE DEATH OF ALHAJI YUSUF MAITAMA SULE, DANMASANIN KANO
With a sorrowful heart, we announce the death of Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule Danmasanin Kano this morning.
He died in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt following a brief illness.
We pray that Allah grants his soul eternal rest.
SIGNED: N. A. SHARIFF