Chris Steven, Abuja
Maitama Sule, former Nigeria Permanent Representative to United Nation is dead.
A statement by N.A Shariff on Monday revealed that Maitama Sule died in Cairo Egypt last night after a brief illness.
It was gathered that the late former Minister of Petroleum took ill last weekend and was flow to Egypt on Sunday.
He was born in Kano in 1929.
“With a sorrowful heart, we announce the death of Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, Danmasanin Kano this morning.
He died in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt following a brief illness.
Please do add him and others that have passed away in your du’a. Pray that Allah grants his soul eternal rest” the statement read.