Maitama Sule

Elder statesman and Nigeria’s former permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule is dead.

He died this morning in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after a brief illness. Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule who was born in 1929 died this morning, 3rd July,2017.

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has declared tomorrow Tuesday a work – free day in the state to mourn the death of the elder statesman.