By Sumayyah Auwal Ishaq
Abba Sayyadi Ruma, a former minister of agriculture and rural development, is dead. Mr. Ruma served as minister during the late President Ummaru Musa Yar’adua’s administration.
Sources have confirmed that Ruma died in London after a brief illness. The deceased was believed to be among the most influential cabinet members during the Yar’adua era.