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Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, loses protocol officer



After battling diabetes, Nigeria’s First Lady’s Protocol Officer, Mr Sani Yekini, has died.


The wife of President Muhammadu, Buhari, announced in a tweet on her official Twitter handle, describing Yekini, who has been working with her for four years, as “a very committed, dedicated and courageous staff.”
She said:“On behalf of my family and the entire staff of my office, I wish to condole the family of Mr Sani Yekini, a protocol officer in my office who died earlier today.

“May Allah grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

“Mr Yekini served in my office for four years. He was down with diabetes and lost the battle today. He was a very committed, dedicated and courageous staff.

“May God grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.”


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