Buhari mourns the passing away of SA on Special Duties, Tijani Yusuf

The Presidency has announced the death of Alhaji Tijani Yusuf, Aged 63.

News of his death was broken by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

The Presidency announces the passing of Alhaji Tijani Yusuf, Wednesday morning after a brief illness.

Alhaji Yusuf, popularly called TJ, was until his transition, the Special Assistant (Special Duties) to Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary to the State House, Abuja.

The statement reads:

A very likeable and unassuming gentleman, Yusuf was known for his excellent administrative skills, most notably, his pivotal roles during Swearing-in/Oath-taking ceremonies of top appointees of the Federal Government before Nigerian leaders.

In recognition of his meritorious services, Yusuf was given the national honours of Member of the Order of Niger, (MON 2006), and Officer of the Order of Niger, (OON 2012) after receiving several commendation letters including one from the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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