On Tuesday, the chief security officer to Rotimi Amaechi died in a hotel room in Kaduna.
The officer, who was described as a senior intelligence personnel, died on Monday morning while on a trip with the transport minister.
It was gathered from a reliable source that the officer was electrocuted at his hotel room.
His death occurred hours after reports said Mr Amaechi’s convoy was attacked in Kaduna while leaving from a train station to the city centre.
Mr Amaechi pushed back against the report on Twitter Sunday night, saying it was fake news as no attack on his convoy occurred.
A source close to Mr Amaechi also said the officer died at a hotel in a case of electrocution, dismissing strongly any insinuation that it was from an attack.
The source could not speak openly because he was not authorised by Mr Amaechi to speak on a matter that is being handled as sensitive.
The name of the hotel in Kaduna where the attack happened was yet to be disclosed as at press time.