Accountant General of the Federation Loses Father
Alhaji Idris Hussain, the father of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, is dead.
Alhaji Idris died in the early hours of Wednesday after a protracted illness at the age of 96 years.
This was contained in a statement by the Director of Information, Press & Public Relations, Mr Henshaw Ogubike, stated that; “It is with a heavy heart and total submission to Almighty Allah that we announce the death of Alhaji Idris Hussain, the father of Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation.
Ogubike said that the late Alhaji Idris Hussain was a businessman and a philanthropist of high repute, who hailed from Daneji Quarters in Kano Municipal Local Government Council of Kano State.
He is survived by many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren amongst whom is Alhaji Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation.
The late Idris Hussain has been buried according to Muslim rites.
The statement stressed that in line with the Federal Government lockdown and social distancing directive occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no gathering to mourn the dead.
Ogubike however said that condolences will be received via correspondences, phone calls, text messages, electronic and social media and prayed God to accept his soul.