Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua Dies at 58

Yar'Adua died yesterday after battling kidney problems and an inflamed heart issue. He will be buried today.

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Nigerian president Umaru Yar'Adua died Wednesday having battled kidney problems and an inflamed heart issue for quite sometime. While Yar-Adua was sick, his vice president assumed control of Nigeria, a controversial transition of power that has been discussed here, on The Root.  The president will be buried today in accordance with his Muslim faith.

SOURCE: Huffington Post

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