Former minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ambassador Maitama Sule is dead.
Naija News died in a Cairo Hospital, Egypt this morning according to a close family source.
Naija News leart that Sule’s remains would be flown to the country on Tuesday and the funeral prayers would take place at Kano Emir’s Palace by 4 p.m.
Yusuf Maitama Sule was 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 ombudsman.
Mr. Sule was minister of mines and power during the first republic administration of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, and was minister for national guidance in 1983.