Ogbonna Azukipe, the Special Assistant on Education to the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is dead.
Saraki confirmed the death of his aide on Tuesday when he spoke about the development.
He said: “Today, I visited the family of Mr. Ogbonna Azuikpe, my Special Assistant on Education Matters, who passed away late last week.
“During the time we worked together, Mr. Azuikpe left an indelible mark on our organization — demonstrating a high level of commitment, competency and dedication in his work.
“I pray that the soul of Mr. Azuikpe rests in perfect peace; he will be greatly missed. I pray that the Almighty God gives his family the fortitude to bear this loss. Amen.”