Media aide to former President Yar’adua dies after COVID-19 testing in Kano

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Former President Umaru Yar’adua’s media aide, Rabiu Musa has died at the age of 60

According to his son, Musa died after a brief illness at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Kano

Musa was the chief press secretary to Yar’adua when he served as the governor of Katsina state

The chief press secretary to Nigeria’s former President Umaru Yar’adua, Rabiu Musa has passed way at the age of 60.

Premium Times reports that His son, Musa Rabiu, said that his father died at the National Orthopedic Hospital following a brief illness at about 3: a.m on Saturday, May 2.

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Musa who served as the press secretary to Yar’adua when he was the governor of Katsina state was the head of communication at UNICEF’s office in Kano up until his death.

Rabiu while noting that his late father died after battling with a sickness for a few days was awaiting a coronavirus test result because he had shown symptoms of the disease.

Media aide to former President Yar’adua dies after COVID-19 testing in Kano
Media aide to former President Yar’adua dies after COVID-19 testing in Kano

He said: “A week ago, he complained of sore throat and malaria, but after few days of medication, he became normal, also days later, he complained that he was finding it difficult to breath.”

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He also complained about difficulty in breathing especially when he is tired.

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