Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule was until his death among the few surviving members of the first Federal parliament of the independent Nigeria.
He was also the youngest minister in the first republic.
In this special tribute, Radio Nigeria correspondent, Ibrahim Shuiabu examines the life and times of the late elder statesman.
Meanwhile President Muhammadu Buhari on his part has sent a personal letter of condolence to the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, in which he expressed profound shock over the death of the elder statesman, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule.
The letter signed by the president, also describes the death of Alhaji Sule as a heavy loss.
In a statement, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu says it will be delivered by the Federal Government delegation to the burial as constituted by Acting President.