Elder statesman, Maitama Sule has died in a Cairo Hospital, Egypt this morning.
According to family who confirmed the news and also disclose in a statement that Sule would be buried in Kano on Tuesday.
“This is to announce that the corpse of the late Maitama Sule, Danmasanin Kano is expected to arrive Nigeria tomorrow Tuesday, July 4,” the family said in a statement.
“The aircraft conveying it is expected to land at the Aminu Kano International Airport at 2pm.
“Funeral to be conducted at the Kano Central Jumaat mosque, Emir’s palace at 4:30pm.”
Maitama was the first Republic minister of Mines and Power and Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
He is survived by a wife and nine children.