BREAKING: Ex-Transportation Minister, Umaru Dikko, Is Dead

Umaru DikkoA former Transportation Minister during the Shehu Shagari administration, Alhaji Umaru Dikko is dead.

His death was confirmed by his son, Dr. Bello Dikko and another family member.

The prominent northern politician passed on early Tuesday in a London hospital. He was aged 78.

It would be recalled that in 2013, Mr. Dikko, who was ill and receiving treatment abroad, was appointed as chairman of the National Disciplinary Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by then national chairman of the ruling party, Dr. Bamanga Tukur.

His poor state of health was confirmed by a family member, who said the elder statesman had been ill for “quite some time” and suffered three strokes in a row.

Details later….

 

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  • Umaru Dikko is the Author of Modern day looting nigeria; The Coffin has finally Arrested Him except that He will have lavished Those loot Totally Before his Death. He Was Never a MODEL

  • Umaru Dikko is the Author of Modern day looting nigeria; The Coffin has finally Arrested Him except that He will have lavished Those loot Totally Before his Death. He Was Never a MODEL. His Estate should reverse back to Nigeria because of his looting exploits as Ministry of Agriculture is very STiLL FRESH in OUR HISTORY

  • Umaru Dikko is the Author of Modern day looting nigeria; The Coffin has finally Arrested Him except that He will have lavished Those loot Totally Before his Death. He Was Never a MODEL. His Estate should reverse back to Nigeria because of his looting exploits as Ministry of Transport is very STiLL FRESH in OUR HISTORY

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