Former Nigerian governor has died of COVID-19.
OnyxNews Nigeria reports that a former governor who was a Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Isa Kontagora is dead.
This online news platform understands that Aminu Isa Kontagora died at age 65 on Sunday night, January 10, after a brief illness at a hospital in Abuja.
A close family member of the former military administrator who announced kontagora’s death to have said that Kontagora died of coronavirus related complications.
The family source it was learned, said the former governor will be buried today, Monday, January 11, in line with the Islamic injunction.
Late Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora who was born in 1956, was Administrator of Benue State, from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.
He was also the Administrator of Kano State from September 1998 to May 1999, under the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar.
And in May 29 1999, Kontagora handed over power to the then elected executive governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.