Prominent Northern politician and former minister, Umaru Dikko, dies

6 years ago

Prominent Northern politician and one time Minister of Transport during the second republic, Umaru Dikko has died at the age of 78. His son, Bello Dikko confirmed his death.

Dikko was said to have died in the early hours of today July 1st at a London hospital where he has been undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness. Family sources say he’d suffered three strokes in a row. Mr Dikko was a minister during the Shagari Government (from 1979-1983). May his soul rest in peace Amen.

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