Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto State on the passing of former Federal Commissioner of Internal Affairs, Alhaji Umara Shinkafi who passed away in the United Kingdom yesterday afternoon, Vanguard reports.
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Shinkafi died after succumbing to a prolonged illness while in the company of his wives, children and extended family.
Sources confirmed that his body would be flown back to Nigeria for burial tomorrow.
President Buhari, in a statement described the departed politician as an expert whose contributions to the development of the security architecture of Nigeria would remain indelible, saying that his legacy would live on.
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- News24 Nigeria