The former minister of Transport during the second republic, Umaru Dikko died at age 78.
Umaru Dikko is said to have died in the early hours of today at a London hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. His son, Bello Dikko confirmed his death.
Dikko was a Minister from 1979-1983 during Shagari government.
RIP Umaru Dikko