COVID-19 PTF National Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu Loses Father In Kano
POLITICS DIGEST – The father of Dr Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator, Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19, Alhaji Aliyu Daneji is dead.
Confirming the death, a son of the deceased, Mahmud Daneji said, Alhaji Aliyu Daneji died in Kano at the age of 96 after a protracted illness on Wednesday.
The deceased whose funeral prayers were observed early on Thursday at his residence at Sabuwar Kofa, close to Kwalli Primary School in Kano Municipal was buried this morning.
Alhaji Aliyu Daneji was a Permanent Secretary, Kano State Ministry of Finance from 1972-1975.
He was a District Officer in Niger, Benue and Plateau.
He was Chairman Kano Cooperative bank and Kano Foundation.
According to an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai in a condolence message described the late Aliyu Daneji as an astute civil servant, honest and dedicated who worked together with Daneji as Permanent Secretary in Finance ministry while he was the Commissioner for Finance.
The deceased is survived with many children among whom are, Hajia Binta Daneji, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Daneji a Staff of Hadeji Jama’are River Basin Development Authority, Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator, Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and Mahmud Daneji, among others and many grandchildren.