El-Rufai Son Dies In Abuja Auto Crash

hamza1-el-rufaiFormer Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai has lost his son to a car crash, the second child to die in three years.

Hamza El-Rufai died on Tuesday morning in Abuja.

The former minister broke the unfortunate news on his Facebook page at about 8am.

The post read thus: “From Allah we came and to Him we shall return. Please join our family in praying for the repose of the soul of my son, Hamza El-Rufai who died this morning in a motor accident in Abuja”.


The late Hamza will be buried today in line with Islamic injunctions.

It would be recalled that El-Rufai lost his eldest daughter, Yasmine, in November 2011.


  1. may his soul rest in perfect peace and may allah grant you fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, what a loss what a shock so so painful kindly accept it as will of allah

  2. Inna Lillahi wa Inna Illaihir Raju’un.Mall.Nasir,u hv already said it all as Holy Qur’an thus says “UNTO ALLAH WE CAME AND TO HIM WE SHALL ALL RETURN “On behalf of myself and my entire family worldwide,May Allah SWT grand the soul of late Hamza eternal rest and may Al-Jannatul Firdausi be his final abode amin.May ALLAH SWT gives your entire family the fortitude to bear this great loss.Mall.Nasiru take heart.Remember what ALLAH SWT says “All that’s alive must taste dead ” and another verse says “All that’s living must die.”Salam

  3. El-rufai, is the deceased the one u post in ur FB as 2nd class upper graduate from abroad? With our money/tax payers money u thief while serving as minister. Adieu may his soul rest in the bossom of our Lord Jesus christ amen.

  4. May his soul rest in peace and may almighty Allah give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable and irreplaceable lost.


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