Air Vice Marshall, Aliyu Ahmed El-Rufai,
The Elder Brother Of Governor Nasir El-Rufai Dead.
A statement by the governor’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, announced the death of retired AVM Aliyu Ahmad Rufai, the elder brother of Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
He said the retired Air Vice Marshal died in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja.The deceased was born on Nov.10, 1948 in Zaria, Kaduna State and was commissioned into the Nigerian Air Force in 1972.
The deceased is survived by his wife, Hajiya Safiya Rufai, six children, brothers and sisters, including Gov. El-Rufai and Alhaji Bashir Ahmad El-Rufai.
His necessary burial prayer is to hold at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Ungwan Sarki, Kaduna by 4pm.