Abdullahi Dikko

A former Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, is dead.

Dikko died in Abuja after a long illness, further complicated by COVID-19.

He was 61 years old and a native of Musawa, Katsina State.

Dikko is survived by one wife and three children –two sons and a daughter.

He attended Government College, Kaduna in 1974 where he obtained the West African Senior School Certificate Examination in 1980.

He had a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Dimitrov Apostle Tshenov, Svishtov, Bulgaria.

He joined the Nigerian Customs Service in 1988 and was the CG of Customs from 2009 to 2015