VP Sambo loses younger brother

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By Adekunle Aliyu
Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo’s  brother Capt. Yusuf Sabo Sambo has died at the age of 58

Capt Yusuf Sabo Sambo, who is the immediate junior brother to Vice President, died  today Sunday April 27, 2014 at the Bill Clinton drive Airport Road Abuja.

He has since been buried at the Apo cemetery, Abuja according to Islamic rites, in the presence of former military President Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar and several other dignitaries and sympathizers.

Until his death the deceased was a qualified pilot who worked with the former Nigerian Airways and the Presidential Air Fleet before retiring to be on his own.

Late Capt. Sambo was born in 1956. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and 10 brothers and sisters.

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, was at the Aguda House residence of the Vice President in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to personally condole him over the sad event.

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