Mr Lati Raheem, chief security officer to national leader of the All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is dead.
Raheem, who had been on Tinubu’s team for over 20 years and was the only aide still left from his time as governor of Lagos state from 1999 to 2007, was said to have died in the early hours of Friday after a brief illness, according to a report in TheCable.
“He was sick briefly and hospitalised. He had high blood pressure and diabetes. He died in early hours of Friday,” a source quoted by the paper said.
The deceased will be buried according to Muslim rites on Friday.