Imam Imam, the spokesman for Sokoto State governor is dead. He was 41.
Mr Imam died after a brief illness at an Abuja hospital in the early hours of Friday.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that he was hospitalised five days ago at Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja over complications of pneumonia.
Mr Imam, who studied journalism at Kaduna Polytechnic, began his journalism career at New Nigerian. He later joined THISDAY, where he rose to the position of Group Politics Editor.
He served as Special Adviser on Media to a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, between 2011 and 2015.
Until his death, Mr Imam was the Special Adviser on Media to Sokoto State governor.
He is survived by two wives and four children.
Family sources said the funeral prayer for the deceased will hold at 2pm at Annur Mosque, Abuja.