A former minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr Mahmud Tukur, has died.
He died in the early hours of Friday.
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He was the first Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano and also a former director of Cadbury Nigeria.
Close family members confirmed the death to Daily Trust.
Dr Tukur was a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He died from an undisclosed ailment after he was rushed to a hospital in Abuja from his base in Kaduna, last night.
“His remains is being conveyed to Yola for the funeral,” a source said.