The Former Minister of Internal Affairs and Commerce, Senator Bello Maitama has died.
TVC News reported that Maitama, a politician and business man passed away at the age of 78.
The Senator represented Jigawa South West Constituency also served as Minister for Internal Affairs in 1979 and Minister for Commerce in 1982.
He was a recipient of national honour – Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger.
In his home state of Jigawa, he was bestowed with the honourary title of Sardaunan Dutse.