Barrister Abdullahi Nyako, the private secretary to the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is dead.
Nyako, whom Atiku described as “family”, reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday, September 22.
The PDP presidential candidate has conveyed his condolences to the Abdullahi family, praying that the Almighty Allah will comfort and strengthen them.
Daily Trust reported that Nyako passed away in the early hours of Thursday, September 22.
The newspaper further stated what led to the death of the long-time associate of the former vice president is still unclear.
In a Facebook post cited by Legit.ng, Atiku expressed grief, saying Nyako was more than an aide to him.
He wrote: “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. “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.