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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

President Goodluck Jonathan's Younger Brother Dies on his Birthday at Aso Rock Clinic

Just a few hours after wishing the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, a Happy Birthday, sad news has filtered in saying the President's younger brother passed on this morning.

According to Daily Times, President Jonathan's younger brother, Meni Jonathan, was confirmed dead at the State House Clinic, Abuja.

The Presidency is yet to officially respond to the death. However, a close confidant of the first family told Daily Times that the deceased had been battling with an undisclosed ailment for months and was receiving medical attention in his home state of Bayelsa.

Last night, his condition was said to have worsened and he was flown to Abuja and taken to the State House Clinic.

Today is President Jonathan's 55th birthday.

Such sad news befalling the President's family on what was supposed to be a joyous day. May his soul Rest In Peace.

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