A former minister of works and housing, Hassan Lawal is dead.
Lawal served as minister under the late President Umaru Yar’Adua’s administration.
A family member said Lawal died in the late hours of Saturday after a protracted illness at Hospital in Abuja.
Until his death, at various times, he served as minister of labour and productivity, health minister, and works minister.
He is survived by two wives, children and relatives.