Aviation minister loses Chief of Staff, Idris

Ibrahim Idris, the Chief of Staff to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, is dead.

Idris died on Sunday night, the Federal Ministry of Aviation announced on Monday morning.

The ministry tweeted, “Innalillahi Wa inna ilahi Rajuun, with total submission to the will of Allah, we announce the death of Dr. Ibrahim Idris Chief of Staff to the Hon. Minister Hadi Sirika last night.

“A hardworking, godly and simple (man). May Allah forgive him and grant him the highest rank in Jannah.”

In a short tribute to his departed CoS, Sirika also described Idris as a “honest, trustworthy, simple, warm godly” man.

“You lived to define how best to relate with people and serve Allah without show. May Allah the Merciful grant you Firdaus and grant us same when we come,” the minister tweeted.

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Idris is expected to be buried later today in accordance to Islamic rites.

Details later…

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