The Kano State government has declared Tueday work-free to mourn the former Nigerian permanent representative to the United Nations, Maitama Sule, who died Monday.
A statement by the Commissioner of Information, Garba Garba, said funeral prayer for Mr. Sule will be conducted Tuesday at the Kano Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu, by 4:00 p.m.
Mr. Sule died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt where he was receiving treatment for pneumonia.
He served as minister in the first and second republics.
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