And that was why he had chest infections, he was always coughing, and other infections. Presidential spokesman, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi in a statement stated: “The President is alive and actually getting better. Another report, which was rejected by Yar'Adua's spokesperson, claims that Yar'Adua collapsed after suffering a … The DJ and author Charlie Gillett was diagnosed with Churg Strauss in 2006; he died four years later. It was the first time and the last time that Nigerians heard the voice of the President.The Presidency quickly discountenanced the rumour of the President’s death, describing it as false. HE was said to be on his way to China when the president passed on. The former chemistry teacher was also the first Nigerian leader for 40 years to be university educated. But sources said that the President suffered kidney failure, stroke and massive brain damage during his stay in the King Faisal Hospital. Yar'Adua's grandfather, Mallam Umaru, was also the Mutawalli, and his younger brother Umaru Yar'Adua, who later became the President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010, held the title as well. The French Vasculitis Study Group has developed a fIVe-point score (“five-factor score” or FFS) that predicts the risk of death in Churg-Strauss syndrome. Sources said last night that the president’s health deteriorated in the last one week, and medical doctors were flown in from King Faisal Specialist Hospital Jedda, Saudi Arabia. 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This tissue helps to anchor the heart in place, prevents excessive movement of the heart in the chest when body position changes, protects the heart from infections and tumours that develop in and may spread from nearby tissues, and may help keep the heart from enlarging. Before his election as president on April 21, 2007, he was governor of Katsina State, where current President Muhammadu Buhari hails from. It was the first time and the last time that Nigerians heard the voice of the President. Yar’Adua in the statement thanked “Vice President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, for competently overseeing the affairs of state in his absence.”. At the time of his death he was surrounded by his wife, Turai and a childhood friend, Nigerian member of parliament.”The report was followed by a controversial telephone interview with Yar’Adua by BBC reporter. References [ change | change source ] Yar’Adua married two women in the duration of his life.His first marriage was in 1975 to a woman named Turai who is a native of Katsina.The couple had 7 children together which consists of 2 sons and 5 daughters. The report stated that: “President Yar’Adua died on the December 10, 2009 at 3.30 pm at an Intensive Care Unit at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Jeddah Saudi-Arabia. He is very much conscious, can talk and has been talking, including making phone calls to some people back home.”. The first stage often involves the sinuses and the onset of allergies not previously had or the worsening of pre-existing allergies. The lawmakers were worried of the vacuum the absence of the President was causing especially against the background that the president didn’t handover to the vice president and didn’t transmit a letter to the lawmakers. Thus, when news of his death filtered in that night of May 5, 2010 his … Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The lawmakers were worried of the vacuum the absence of the President was causing especially against the background that the president didn’t handover to the vice president and didn’t transmit a letter to the lawmakers. The syndrome was first described by Drs. His father, Musa Yar'Adua, was a teacher who later became the Minister for Lagos Affairs from 1957 to 1966 during Nigeria's First Republic. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  “The syndrome is a multi-organ failure, it affected his kidneys, liver, heart, everywhere, it even affected his skin, if you look closely, you will find rashes on his skin. It is a rare disease that is non-inheritable, non-transmissible. He will be buried in Katsina State by 2 pm todayIn a statement late last night, Mr. Ima Niboro spokesman of the Acting President the Federal Government has declared today a public holiday, to enable Nigerians to mourn the late president. Nonnally, the person would not have had asthma previously. The Presidency quickly discountenanced the rumour of the President’s death, describing it as false. Jacob Churg and Lotte Strauss at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in 1951. Yar’Adua died, alas, as much a victim of power as he was a power predator. Nigerian model Mary Timms slays In swimsuit photoshot, Diego Maradona wants his daughter to be jailedafter accusing her of plotting to steal 3.4million from him, Rihanna perfectly pulls off the “Shirley Temple with dreads” look in new magazine covers. The second stage involves the onset of acute asthma. Doctors also say that as Katsina State governor, Yar’Adua could not function at full capacity because of the condition. Today Umaru Musa Yar'Adua would be … That was why Yar’Adua was going for several medical check-ups abroad and he also was on a high dose of steroids. Whenever there’s a discussion on why the Boko Haram’s violent campaign persisted beyond the year 2009 when its leader, Muhammad Yusuf, was killed, there are many who are ready to find a ready-made scapegoat in late Mallam Umaru Musa Yar’adua, the Nigeria’s president who approved the military action to crush the rebellion. Watt’s case was unusual in that it mainly affected his gastrointestinal tract, leaving his lungs largely unaffected; this unusual presentation contributed to a delay in proper diagnosis. Learn about Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (World Leader): Birthday, bio, family, parents, age, biography, born (date of birth) and all information about Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ChurgStrauss syndrome was once considered a type of polyarteritis nodosa due to its similar morphologies. A source who spoke anonymously said that Dr Salisu Borau Banye, Yar’Adua personal physician, has been treating him over the years for asthma. These are reduced renal function (creatinine >1.58 mgldL or 140 µmol/I), proteinuria (> 1 g/24h), gastrointestinal hemorrhage, infarction or pancreatitis, involvement of the central nervous system or cardiomyopathy. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. “President Yar’Adua wishes to express his profound gratitude to all Nigerians for their prayers for his recovery, their exceptional generosity of spirit and their appreciation of the fact that all mortals are subject to the vagaries of ill-health. To enable commenting and other interactive features, please switch to the more advanced . Kindly Share This Story. HE was said to be on his way to China when the president passed on.The Acting President has cancelled his two-day proposed visit to Rivers State, which was supposed to start today.Sources said last night that the president’s health deteriorated in the last one week, and medical doctors were flown in from King Faisal Specialist Hospital Jedda, Saudi Arabia.The doctors found out that Yar’Adua was no more able to sleep and started administering sedatives on him. On February 24, 2010, Yar'adua returned to Abuja, and died at the Aso Rock presidential Villa at 9 P.M. on May 5, 2010. Date of Birth: 16 August 1951 Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria Died: 5 May 2010 The Acting President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan summoned the leadership of the National Assembly for a meeting shortly after the news of the death. It will also be recalled that in a nationally televised interview, Yar’Adua submitted that his arteries had dilated by 21/2 diameters, a condition that doctors describe as “vasculitis,” a major feature of Churg Strauss syndrome. His father held the traditional title of Mutawallin Katsina (keeper of the treasury) The doctors found out that Yar’Adua was no more able to sleep and started administering sedatives on him. “That could be the same kind of thing the Yar’Adua group was hoping on when he spent about the same length of time in Saudi Arabia. Presence of 1 of these indicates severe disease (5-year mortality 26 percent) and 2 or more very severe disease (mortality 46 percent), while absence of any of these 5 indicates a milder case (mortality 11.9 percent). Famous patients Yar'Adua was born in Katsina into a titled Fulani family. But Nigerian officials never confirmed the extent of his ill health and the official line was that the president’s health was improving.Amid growing speculations around the president’s health, a United States based Internet publication American Chronicle in January reported that the President died on 10, December 2009.The report stated that: “President Yar’Adua died on the December 10, 2009 at 3.30 pm at an Intensive Care Unit at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Jeddah Saudi-Arabia. He was not seen in public but allowed selected visitors like Islamic leaders, the clergy, family members and very close associates.Rumours of his deathAt a time, the nature of his illness was buried in speculation. He further claimed that the late President Yar’Adua died as a result of brain damage caused by severe asphyxia to ignorance and poor management. However, the sleeplessness did not abate and by 3 p.m. last night, anxiety about his health increased. The memoir Patient, by the musician Ben Watt, deals with Watt’s mid-1990s experience with Churg Strauss syndrome, and his recovery. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. One personality who was not available was former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Dr. Banye acted as the hospital’s Medical Director than. Photos: Newborn baby rescued after his mother threw him into pit toilet, Melanin Popping! Since his return, he has remained sequestered in his official residence. The Acting President has cancelled his two-day proposed visit to Rivers State, which was supposed to start today. Umaru Musa Yaradua Died Mysteriously in Saudi Arabia 8 Years Ago. President Umaru Musa Yar’adua died on this day nine years ago.He was a honest man,a true democrat,respecter of the rule of law and a humble … “He didn’t make public appearance because obviously he was not looking good. “President Yar’Adua is grateful to the Vice President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, for competently overseeing the affairs of state in his absence.“The President also wishes to thank the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the entire membership of the National Assembly, the Governors’ Forum, the Judiciary, the Armed Forces and other security agencies, former heads of state and other eminent Nigerians for their roles in maintaining order and stability during his absence. Driven by El-Rufai's controversial statement, Shehu Sani is now demanding to know what killed former president Yar'adua. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was born on 16th August, 1951. Inflammation of the pericardium is called pericarditis. He returned to Nigeria in 2010, where he died on 5 May. Diagnosis They then returned to Jonathan’s office where they were joined by former Defence Minister Gen. Theophilus  Danjuma, Chief Tony Anenih and service chiefs for a meeting. The Senate relied on the BBC broadcast as the President’s letter of leave of absence. The National Assembly was caught in the agitation debate over the absence of the president. Amid growing speculations around the president’s health, a United States based Internet publication American Chronicle in January reported that the President died on 10, December 2009. The report was followed by a controversial telephone interview with Yar’Adua by BBC reporter. Sources said he finally gave up at about 9 p.m. Dr Obaze said, “It is like any other disease that involves the immune system. He was not seen in public but allowed selected visitors like Islamic leaders, the clergy, family members and very close associates. It is a progressive kind of thing, the syndrome keeps progressing, it has no cure, it is terminal,” he said. Doctors also say that Yar’Adua is also dogged by asthma, which may have been responsible for his persistent cough and laboured breathing during some nationwide broadcasts. Sources at the Hospital said the First Lady wants to keep the news secret for the next few days for personal reasons. He died late Wednesday evening, about 9 o’clock at his official residence in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He died on May 5, 2010. Inflammation of the pericardium is called pericarditis. Details of the meeting were not clear but Jonathan accompanied by Speaker Dimeji Bankole, National Security Adviser, Gen. Aliyu Gusau, and the Chief Justice of the Federation Katsina–Ala paid a condolence visit to the family of the late president. Nigeria is mourning the death of president Umaru Yar'Adua who died late Wednesday night following a long illness. The statement reads: “after being discharged by the team of medical experts overseeing his treatment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President Yar’Adua returned to the Presidential Villa, Abuja early this morning. Posted by: BalogunAdesina in Breaking News Comments Off on Umaru Musa Yaradua Died Mysteriously in Saudi Arabia 8 Years Ago. ( Log Out /  He returned to Nigeria in 2010, where he died on 5 May. Contents The first democratic change of civilian power in West Africa's giant at a general election earlier in the year had been a sham, widely dismissed as a ruling-regime fix by international election observers. Friday, May 07, 2010 Also beginning from today a seven- day period of mourning is to be observed. President Umaru Musa Yar’adua died on this day nine years ago.He was a honest man,a true democrat,respecter of the rule of law and a humble visionary.May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna Firdausi.Amin. Facts about Churg Strauss syndrome Treatment for Churg Strauss syndrome includes glucocorticoids such as prednisolone and other immunosuppressive drugs such as azathioprine and cyclophosphamide. Sources said he finally gave up at about 9 p.m.The President has not been seen in public since November 23, 2009 when he left Nigeria for Saudi Arabia for medical checkup.The president was flown back from Saudi Arabia in the early hours of Wednesday February 24, 2010 after 90 days in the hospital.Since his return, he has remained sequestered in his official residence. Umaru Musa Yaradua Died In Office 8th Years Ago - Politics - Nairaland Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / Umaru Musa Yaradua Died In Office 8th Years Ago (20445 Views) Umaru Musa Yar'adua's 69th Posthumous Birthday Is Today / Tinubu Says Umaru Musa Yaradua Came Into Power In 2003 At Ogun APC Rally / Throwback Photo Of Buhari In Secondary School With Shehu Yaradua In …