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Breaking News: President Buhari's SSA Dies


One of the presidential aide Ayodele Adu has died. Adu is the Senior Special Assistant to president Muhammadu Buhari on Economic Matters.

Details of his death were still unknown as at press time, But Adu was said to have given up the ghost today, August 12.

The Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi confirmed the incident with a condolence message released by his special assistant on media, Olayinka Oyebode.

Fayemi said: “He was a distinguished Nigerian, an honourable Ekiti man who through dint of hard work and determination worked his way to the top of his professional calling and left marks of excellence on every assignment he undertook.

“He was a man of courage, character and conviction, who had a great passion for the Ekiti Project. It is indeed a painful loss. We shall surely miss him. May God grant him eternal rest and give his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”

Adu served on the board of Fountain Investment Company Limited of the Ekiti state government while Fayemi was governor of the state.