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General News of Monday, 11 January 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Former Military Administrator, Aminu Kontagorav dies of coronavirus

Aminu Kontagora dies of complications from the novel coronavirus Aminu Kontagora dies of complications from the novel coronavirus

Former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Isa Kontagora is dead.

According to family members, Kontagora died of coronavirus related complications on Sunday night.

The sources confirmed he will be buried Monday, January 11 in line with the Islamic injunction.

Born in 1956, Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora was Administrator of Benue State, from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha, PMNews Nigeria reports.

He also served as 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 on 29 May 1999.

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