Nasir El- Rufai loses 25 year old daughter… dies in her sleep


    The 25-year old daughter of former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El Rufai is dead.

    The London based  Yasmin El Rufai died  on Sunday evening.

    The information of the death is very sketchy, but sources said Yasmin died in her sleep on Sunday.

    Tweeted messages from friends and associates confirm that she died in London in her sleep.

    A friend of the family tweeted: “It saddens me to inform you that El Rufai has just lost his eldest daughter”

    Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim, a friend of the family added:” Yasmin passed on in London. Iam helpless here in Dubai on my way to China…

    Ovation Magazine Publisher, Chief Dele Momodu also tweeted:” My heart goes to my friend, Mallam El Rufai who just lost his daughter. May Allah console him and the family”Yasmin has been described  as El Rufai’s eldest daughter and his favourite.

    The 25-year old was found dead in her residence in London without any violent engagement, putting paid any suspicion of sabotage and sources said the family had no  any information of  previous complaint of ill health.

    There has been rumours that Yasmin had gone through sickle cell treatment, unconfirmed sources said she was hale and hearty and had just visited her dad in Nigeria during the last Muslim festival.

    While some have claimed she passed away in her sleep, others are said to be attributing the ‘untimely death’ of the beautiful Yasmin to “domestic accident.”

    A well read education-loving future politician, the late daughter of the much loved  CPC chieftain, according to a source, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Bath, United Kingdom, a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics as well as a Law degree from the University of London.

    Her Facebook page was stepped down immediately after the news of her death was spreading like a wild fire just as it was broken by London based online newspaper,

    More update is coming….