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General News of Monday, 6 December 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Ex minister and ambassador Bunu Sheriff dies at 74

Bunu Sheriff Musa was a minister under the General Ibrahim Babangida regime Bunu Sheriff Musa was a minister under the General Ibrahim Babangida regime

Bunu Sheriff Musa, a minister under the General Ibrahim Babangida regime is dead.

His death was confirmed by the Secretary of Borno Elders’ Forum, Dr Bulama Gubio.

The deceased was 74.

"We’re deeply pained by his departure. He was a good man. We were with him two days ago at the palace of Shehu of Borno and there was no inkling that his final days were near. Innalillahi Wa’Inna Ilaihi Rajiun.

“His death came shortly after that of another elder statesman Alhaji Tijjani Bolori. It’s a great loss to Borno and Nigeria. May Allah accept their souls and reward them with aljannah for the wonderful things they did," Gubio said.

Bunu served as the Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under the military regime of Babangida after which he served as the Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France in 1998.

He served as the Chairman of Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 2009 - 2012.

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