President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew and brother to Mamman Daura has reportedly passed away.
According to Sahara Reporters, he has been buried according to Islamic rites in Buhari's hometown, Daura in Katsina state on Friday, June 30.
Daura is the son of Buhari’s elder brother and is three years older than the president.
Though Buhari happens to be his uncle, both men are said to be extremely close with a very powerful relationship.
Daura was a journalist and an industrialist, serving as head of the African International Bank and also chairman of the board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
In an earlier report by NAIJ.com, he was listed as one the four powerful presidential aides who control access to Buhari in London.
It has been over 50 days since Buhari left Nigeria on medical vacation in London. There have been speculations about his health.
Buhari, his aides and party have refused to disclose the nature of his illness but have continued to assure Nigerians that he is recovering fine.
Nigerians have grown increasingly paranoid. NAIJ.com asked the people on the streets what they think the president should do to reassure them that all is well with him. Below are their responses: