A commissioner at the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) representing the FCT, Alhaji Musa Tanko Abari, is dead.
A family member of the deceased, Isyaku Musa, who confirmed the death to our reporter on phone, said Abari died at about 2:34 pm on Tuesday, after a brief illness at a private hospital in Abuja.
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He said though the deceased fell sick last week, he had recovered not until yesterday when his health deteriorated and he was rushed to the hospital.
City & Crime learnt that late Abari was a House of Representatives member during the administration of late President Shehu Shagari.
The deceased, who was also a chieftain of the APC in the FCT, contested for the FCT senate on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) during the 2011 elections.