By Damilola Adeyemo
AKURE – The former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Kontagora, has died at the age of 65 after a brief illness in Abuja.
Kontagora died of COVID-19 complications earlier yesterday afternoon.
POSITIVE FM NEWS reported, that His death was confirmed by a close family member, The family source also disclosed that he will be buried on Monday, January 11, in line with the Islamic injunction.
Reports also have it that, He was also the Administrator of Kano State from September 1998 to May 1999, under the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar. He handed over power to the then-elected executive governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
In June 2009, President Musa Yar’adua named him as a member of the board of The National Veterinary Research Institute. He was later named chairman of the Niger State Elders Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in September 2009.
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