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Vice President Sambo's Brother Killed In Auto Crash

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, (THEWILL) â€' Captain Yusuf Sambo, Vice President Namadi Sambo's immediate younger brother was killed in a fatal car crash along the Abuja Airport Road on Sunday.

Yusuf, a pilot was reportedly on his way to the airport for work when he lost control of the sedan he was driving. He died instantly and has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

President Goodluck Jonathan and the First Lady, Patience amongst other top government personnel visited the Sambo's at his Akinola Aguda residence to condole with the family.

The Vice President had just returned to the country from Tanzania, where he represented the President at the country's golden jubilee anniversary.