APC Mourns 1st Republican Politician, Alh. Sidi Ali @86

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Report has shown that a First Republic politician and Second Republic parliamentarian, Alhaji Sidi Ali, is dead.

 

Alhaji Ali, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a member of the party’s Elders Committee in Kano State died  at the age of 86 on Thursday evening.

 

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Senator Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker announced the development in a post on his official Facebook page on Thursday night.

 

Alhaji Ali is also the father of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spokesperson, Hakama Sidi Ali.

 

In his 2018 birthday message, former President Muhammadu Buhari noted that Ali spent most of his life serving the country as a Public Affairs Officer, “most remarkably for ensuring accurate and balanced information on government activities during, and after the Civil War.

 

The elder statesman spent years serving the Nigerian International Press Centre, Ministry of Information and National Broadcasting Commission, among other critical institutions. Born in Kano but raised in Ghana, Ali’s wide travels reportedly influenced his love for journalism and communication.

 

 

In his 2018 birthday message, former President Muhammadu Buhari noted that Ali spent most of his life serving the country as a Public Affairs Officer, “most remarkably for ensuring accurate and balanced information on government activities during, and after the Civil War.

 

The elder statesman spent years serving the Nigerian International Press Centre, Ministry of Information and National Broadcasting Commission, among other critical institutions. Born in Kano but raised in Ghana, Ali’s wide travels reportedly influenced his love for journalism and communication.

 

May his soul RIP

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