Imam Imam, the media assistant of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State governor is dead.
Mr Imam died at the age of 41 after a brief illness at an Abuja hospital in the early hours of Friday.
Naija News learnt that he was hospitalised five days ago at Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja over complications of pneumonia.
Mr Imam, who studied journalism at Kaduna Polytechnic, began his journalism career at New Nigerian. He later joined THISDAY, where he rose to the position of Group Politics Editor.
Until his death, Mr Imam was the Special Adviser on Media to Sokoto State governor.
He is survived by two wives and four children.