The protocol officer of the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has passed away. Mr Sani Yekini died on Wednesday, 10th June, after a prolonged battle with diabetes.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari took to her Facebook page to mourn him. She wrote,
"Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi Rajiun.
On behalf of my family and entire staff of my office, I wish to condole the family of Mr Sani Yekini a protocol officer in my office who died earlier today, may Allah grant him Jannatul Firdaus.
Mr Yekini served in my office for 4 years, he was down with diabetes and lost the battle today . 😭
He was a very committed, dedicated and courageous staff.
May God grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss ."