Ex-minister, Mahmud Tukur, dies in Abuja | Dailytrust

Ex-minister, Mahmud Tukur, dies in Abuja

A former minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr Mahmud Tukur, has died.

He died in the early hours of Friday.

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.