Barrister Abdullahi Nyako, the Private Secretary to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is dead.
He died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday morning, after taking ill.
The deceased was a lawyer from Adamawa State.
“Barr. Abdullahi Nyako was more than an aide; he was family to me in every sense of the word. He served me with loyalty and diligence. He will be sorely missed,” he tweeted.
“On behalf of my family, I convey my deepest condolences to the Abdullahi family and pray that the Almighty Allah will comfort and strengthen them. May Allah forgive his sins and grant him Aljannah Firdaus. Ameen. -AA”