- Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has lost her photographer, Mohammed Yusuf Ovajimo
- Suleiman Haruna, the director of information in the Office of the First Lady, announced Ovajimo's death
- According to him, the deceased was an accomplished professional with impressive skills and great human relations
Mohammed Yusuf Ovajimo, a professional photographer working for Nigeria's First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is dead, Daily Trust has reported.
The newspaper stated that Ovajimo's death was announced by Suleiman Haruna who is the director of information in the Office of the First Lady via his Facebook page.
However, details of the incident were not disclosed in the brief statement.
Haruna described the deceased in glowing language, saying he would be greatly missed.
“Today, we lost Mohammed Yusuf Ovajimo a professional photographer of the First Lady of Nigeria.
“He is an accomplished professional with loads of skill and great human relations.
“He will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace."
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Nigerian presidency dismissed a report claiming that the First Lady led the country because of insecurity.
An aide to the president’s wife, Kabiru Dodo, disclosed that Ms Aisha travelled abroad for a medical checkup.
Dodo made the disclosure in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital when he attended an event on behalf of the Foundation of the First Lady.
In other news, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of Prince Tony Momoh, a former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Buhari in a condolence message on Monday, February 1, through a presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said he would greatly miss Momoh who once served as a minister of information and culture.
According to a statement from the presidency, Buhari stated that the late politician was his longtime ally, friend, and political loyalist.
In a related development, Alhaja Sadiat Abeke Erogbogbo, the mother of the chairman/ chief executive officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, is dead.
The retired teacher and businesswoman died at the age of 90. She would have marked her 91st birthday on Wednesday, June 9.
President Buhari has also condoled Dabiri-Erewa and sent words of comfort to the other children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the departed.