Former Minister of Health, Dr. Haliru Alhassan is dead.
According to DailyTrust, Alhassan died on Sunday after a brief illness.
Alhassan served as the Minister of Health under the administration of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
Before his death, Dr Alhassan was the chairman, Governing Board of Health Services Management Board, Sokoto state.
Alhassan’s death is an addition to the list of prominent statesmen who have lost their lives in the northern part of Nigeria in recent weeks.
We recalls that the uncle of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwa, died on Friday night after a prolonged illness.