Jonathan Cancels FEC Meeting Over VP Brother’s Death

President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) today, to enable the council members attend the three-day prayer for the late Captain Yusuf Sabo Sambo, younger brother of Vice President Namadi Sambo.

Captain Sambo, the Vice President’s brother died Sunday in a fatal accident along the Airport Road Abuja and he has since been buried at Apo cemetery, Abuja, according to Islamic rites.

Senator Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, made this known in a statement on Tuesday night.

Special assistant to the vice president, Sani Umar, said in a statement that the younger Sambo, a pilot, died in a motor accident on Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja.

Aged 58, Mr Sambo is survived by a wife, three daughters, 10 brothers and sisters.

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