The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Abuja, has announced the death of its Acting Director-General, Alhaji Abdulmalik Dauda.
Mr Mohammed Aliyu, Protocol Officer to the director-general, confirmed the news to Huhuonline.com in Abuja.
Aliyu said Dauda died on Friday in an auto crash along Abuja-Kaduna expressway while returning from an official assignment.
It can be recalls that the deceased took over from Ms Onyeka Onwenu on 16th February following the removal of 26 heads of government agencies and parastatals.
Born on 27th August 1959, in Niger state, Dauda was survived by two wives and five children.
Aliyu added that the remains of Dauda had been buried according to Islamic rites in his home town in Niger.