Nigeria’s Vice President’s Younger Brother Dies In Auto Accident In Abuja

Apr. 27, 2014

The immediate younger brother of Nigeria’s Vice President, Namadi Sambo has died in a ghastly road accident in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

The VP’s brother, Sabo Sambo died on Sunday when his vehicle veered off the airport road in Abuja. The car hit a tree before exploding and instantly killing the former pilot according to eyewitnesses.

Mr. Sambo was a pilot in defunct Nigerian airways, he listed his expertise as flying Boeing 737 aircrafts according to his profile on linkedin. He later became the CEO of  Manyata Engineering Services Ltd an aviation consultancy business he started 7 years ago.
The VP had just returned from a trip to Tanzania, tonight he  received President Goodluck Jonathan on a condolence visit.

In 2012, President Jonathan younger brother, Meni, also died of an undisclosed ailment in Abuja.