An elder statesman and former Minister of Mines and Petroleum in the First Republic, Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno, is dead. He died at his Government Reservation Area (GRA) residence in Maiduguri, Borno State.
He was 90. A family source said Monguno died after the Magrib prayers on Friday evening. The source added that he will be buried at 2:00pm on Saturday in Maiduguri.