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President Jonathan’s Aide, Oronto Douglas, Dies At 49

The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Research, Documentation and Strategy, Oronto Douglas, is dead.

49-year-old Douglas died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from cancer-related complications, according to Sahara Reporters.

He reportedly passed away at the State House Clinic in Abuja, according to a close family source.

Douglas, also a close confidant of the President, was said to have been shattered by Jonathan’s loss at the March 28 presidential elections.

He is survived by a wife and children.

Details later.

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