SAD NEWS: “From God we all came, and to Him we shall all return.” Kaduna Gov Loses Elder Brother, AVM Rufai
The elder brother of Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, AVM Ali Ahmad Rufai (RTD) is dead.
AVM Rufai, who died in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja,was born on 10th November 1948 in Zaria, Kaduna State.
He was commissioned as an offlcer in 1972, and retired in 2002 at the rank of Air Vice Marshall after a meritorious military career. He held different positions and commanded various formations while in service and attended several courses in Nigeria and abroad.
He is survived by his wife, Hajiya Saflya Rufai, six children, brothers and sisters. His surviving siblings include Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai and Alhaji Bashir Ahmad El-Rufai.
The ianaiza will take place at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Ungwan Sarki, Kaduna by 4pm today (Saturday) 19th January 2019.
Signed Samuel Aruwan
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) 19th January 2019.