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Chief of Air Staff loses brother

The death was, yesterday, announced of Dr. Bello Dikko, Executive Secretary of Kano State Health Services Management Board, which occurred on Friday, 27 July at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Dikko, the son of late Alhaji Umaru Babura, Sarkin Fulanin Ja’Idanawan Kano and one-time Minister of Establishment in the old Northern Region, was until his death a qualified and experienced consultant obstetrics gynecologist.

Dr. Bello, aged 51, was one-time Chief Medical Officer of Nasarawa Hospital, Kano. He left behind two wives, children, brothers and sisters.

Some of his siblings are Mallam Abdulrahaman Umar, a former Executive Director of Afribank Plc; current Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar, and Professor Aliyu Umar Dikko, Head of Department at Kaduna State University.

A statement by Wing Commander Edward Gabkwet, Press Officer to the Chief of Air Staff, noted that late Dr. Dikko has since been buried according to Muslim rites.


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