An Elder Statesman, Mallam Adamu Ciroma has died. Ciroma died at the age of 84, family sources said.
Ciroma who was a former minister of finance died in Abuja on Thursday after a protracted illness.
Ciroma is a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He served as Minister of Finance in the government of Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2003.
His wife Maryam Ciroma was also a former PDP National Women leader in Nigeria.