Former Minister of Agriculture, Abba Ruma dies in London

Former minister of Agriculture and Water Resources, Dr Abba Sayyadi Ruma is reportedly dead.

 

Ruma’s uncle and Danwairen Katsina, Alhaji Sada Salisu Ruma who disclosed that he died in a London hospital this morning, said the deceased battled diabetes for a long time before he eventually passed away. 

 

Ruma who was an influential minister during the administration of late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua, was born on March 13, 1962. He is survived by two wives and nine children.