The chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Ambassador Shehu Malami, is dead.
According to a statement released today by the Secretary General of the ACF, Murtala Aliyu, Malami died on Monday in Cairo, Egypt, at age 85.
The ACF scribe noted that at various times Malami was Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, among other top leadership positions in his active days in the public service.
Ambassador Shehu Malami was born in Sokoto in 1937 as a Prince of the Sultanate dynasty.
He had his early education in Sokoto, Bida and Katsina. He also attended various colleges in the United Kingdom. Punch