Former petroleum minister, Hadejia, dies 2 days after losing wife

Former Petroleum Minister during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime, Alhaji Hassan Abbas Hadejia, has died on Tuesday at his residence in Kaduna state. He died at the age of 85.

Report says he died after suffering a shock following the death of his wife two days ago.

Hadejia was also a former under secretary in the defunct Northern Region Government under sir Ahmadu Bello. He was also a one time chairman Lead Way Insurance Company.

He is survived by many children including former Deputy Governor Jigawa state Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia and many grand children.

He has since been buried according to Islamic rites in Kaduna.

  1. Anonymous Reply

    May his soul rest in perpect peace. Ameein

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