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Renowned Rtd Army Colonel Dies In Niger State



A renowned retired Nigeria Army Lt. Col. Yusuf Daniel Salka has died of an undisclosed illness.

Naija News understands that the Niger State indigene died on Saturday night, August 15 at the arm of a relative who rushed him to a General Hospital in Kontagora, a local government area in the state.

It was reported that Col. Salka returned home from his farm on Saturday evening coughing uncontrollably. His wife reportedly reached out for help from a nearby ally and relative who helped to convey the Colonel to the hospital where he was confirmed dead upon arrival.

See below some portrait of the deceased as shared by a relative on social media, a few hours after the incident.

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump‘s younger brother, Robert, has died after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness, Naija News reports.

The US president revealed in a statement that Robert died on Saturday.