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General Tanko Ayuba, buried

Dirin Daji (Birnin Kebbi) – A former Minister of Communications, retired Maj.-Gen. Tanko Ayuba, who died on Wednesday in a Lagos hospital has been buried in Kebbi.

Ayuba’s body was flown to Birnin Kebbi and moved to his country home at Dirin-Daji in the Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi.

File: Maj. Gen. Tanko Ayuba (retd)
File: Maj. Gen. Tanko Ayuba (retd)

He was buried on Thursday at his family compound.

Ayuba, 71, was a Senator between 1999 and 2007.

He was also a former Governor of the old Kaduna State after which he was appointed Minister of Communications.

He was survived by wife, Mrs Ronke Ayuba, a former broadcaster, eight children and eight grand children. (NAN)


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