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Ex Minister of Transportation Umaru Dikko Passes Away

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Umaru Dikko, one of Nigeria’s former ministers of transportation, has passed away.

He died today at age 78, after being ill for a long period of time, Channels TV reports.

Dikko used to be a member of the National Party of Nigeria, which was once the country’s ruling party, and was a minister during Shehu Shagari’s regime in the 1980s.

Our condolences go out to his family and loved ones.

Photo Credit: www.channelstv.com

10 Comments

  1. ann

    July 1, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    May his soul rest in peace

  2. toppe

    July 1, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    RIP

  3. UMAR

    July 1, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    May His Soul Rest in Peace

  4. tony

    July 1, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Please tell me how much money he took along?? i need to know!

  5. @edDREAMZ

    July 1, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    Really sad i must say… Slp well daddy…
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  6. lupe not fiasco

    July 2, 2014 at 5:55 am

    A man who once said that nigerians were not suffering since they weren’t eating from dustbins. He stuck around long enough to see them do just that. He leaves the world a fulfilled man.

  7. Rexi

    July 2, 2014 at 6:40 am

    RIP sir

  8. Sassy

    July 2, 2014 at 7:48 am

    Bella! Wharisdis? My eyes hurt from viewing this new form of BN. I’m sure it’s just a work in progress but please make it snappy. Thanks.
    Back to the matter, Umaru Dikko, I have no words for you because I believe it’s not right to speak ill of the dead (except Abacha).

  9. Uc

    July 2, 2014 at 9:46 am

    RIP ke? Nigerians Please read your History……Dont bother patronizing dis page with RIP cause its far fetched for this man.Who am I to say he must have made peace with his creator. Good ridiance any way.

  10. smhsmh

    July 2, 2014 at 11:58 am

    First man to loot in billions in naija.by the way hope you took some of those monies to your grave.only u don finally waka go.

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