According to information gathered by NaijaKOKO; Today marks a decade Umaru Musa Yar’Adua died. Rest On Baba! He was the 13th president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was governor of Katsina State in northern Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 28 May 2007. He was declared the winner of the controversial Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April 2007, and was sworn in on 29 May 2007.
Born: 16 August 1951,
Died: 5 May 2010, Aso Villa, Abuja
Buried: 6 May 2010, Danmarna, Katsina
May his perfect soul continually rest in peace.
2010 May 5: Former President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua passed away after suffering from kidney related illness. Popularly remembered for his Seven-Point Agenda, he showed exemplary leadership in being Nigeria’s first sitting president to declare his assets.