Tears As Former Kano State Governor And Senator Kwankwaso’s Predecessor Dies Of Covid-19 Related Complications In An Undisclosed Hospital

A former Military Governor of Kano and Benue States, Aminu Isa Kontagora, has died, Page 36 learnt.

Aminu Isa Kontagora died 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 the passing, said that Kontagora died of Covid-19 related complications.

The family source it was learnt, said that the former Governor will be buried today, Monday, January 11, in line with Islamic rites.

Late Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora who was born in 1956, was the Administrator of Benue State, from August 1996 to August 1998, during the Military regime of late 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.

He handed over power to the then elected Executive Governor of the State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on 29th May, 1999, under the democratically elected government.

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