President Buhari Official Driver Detained for Tricking Him to sign Million Contract Dies



Master warrant officer, Sa'idu Afaka has died.

Afaka was an official driver to president Muhammad Buhari.

He was said to have died in Aso Rock on the 6th of April 2021 at the time President Muhammad Buhari is currently in London for medical checkup.

Sahara Reporter had earlier report on how late Sa'idu Afaka allegedly trick the President to sign mutil-milllion naira contract.

He was subsequently arrested and detain over the offence, before the news of his deaths.

Meanwhile statement released by Presidential aides, Garba Shehu said Afaka died at the clinic hospital over prolonged illness.

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Shehu wrote


"President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the family of Afaka on the passing of Master Warrant Officer, Sa’idu Afaka, his official driver, who died at the State House Clinic on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.

President Buhari, who also commiserates with the Government and people of Kaduna State, described the late Afaka as an honest, capable and reliable person who handled his job with utmost care and responsibility.

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The President recalls that in 2016 the soldier, while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, picked up a bag containing a large amount of foreign currencies and turned it over to the National Hajj Commission, an action which earned him praises from the Saudi and Nigerian authorities.

President Buhari prays Almighty Allah to ‘‘bless the soul of the departed with an elevated place in heavens,’’ committing the family and friends to divine comfort and patience."

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Garba Shehu is Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.


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