Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has lost one of her staff, Sani Yekini, a protocol officer.
He was said to have died on Wednesday after battling with diabetes for years.
Announcing Yekini’s demise via her social media platforms, the President’s wife described him as very committed, dedicated and courageous.
She said, “On behalf of my family and the entire staff of my office, I wish to condole the family of Mr Sani Yekini, a protocol officer in my office who died.
“May Allah grant him Jannatul Firdaus.
“Mr Yekini served in my office for four years. He was down with diabetes and lost the battle to.
“He was a very committed, dedicated and courageous staff.
“May God grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Saharareporters, New York