JUST IN: Gen Tanko Ayuba buried in His Home Town

A former Minister of Information and Communications, retired Maj.-Gen. Tanko Ayuba, who died on Wednesday in a Lagos hospital has been buried in Kebbi.

Ayuba’s body was flown to Birnin Kebbi and moved to his country home at Dirin-Daji in the Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi.

A file phone of Late Maj. Gen. Tanko Ayuba (retd)
A file phone of Late Maj. Gen. Tanko Ayuba (retd)

He was buried on Thursday at his family compound. Ayuba, 71, was a Senator between 1999 and 2007.

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He was also a former Governor of the old Kaduna State after which he was appointed Minister of Communications.

He was survived by wife, Mrs Ronke Ayuba, a former broadcaster, eight children and eight grand children. (NAN)

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