Vice President Namadi Sambo Loses Younger Brother


The death has occurred of Capt. Yusuf Sabo Sambo, the immediate younger brother to Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo, Nigeria’s Vice President which sad incidence occurred today Sunday April 27, 2014 at the Bill Clinton drive Airport Road, Abuja, a statement by Umar Sani, the VP’s spokesman said.

Until his death the deceased was a qualified pilot who worked with the former Nigerian Airways and the Presidential Air Fleet before retiring to be on his own.

Late Capt. Sambo was born in 1956, and died at the age of 58. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and 10 brothers and sisters.

He has since been buried at the Apo cemetery, Abuja according to Islamic rites, in the presence of former military President Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar and several other dignitaries and sympathizers, the statement said.

“President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, was at the Aguda House residence of the Vice President in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to personally condole him over the sad event.

“May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and Almighty Allah grant him Aljannah Firdausi” Sani said.



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