Isa Aminu Kontagora, former military administrator of Kano state and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has died of COVID-19.
Colonel Aminu died early on Monday at a health facility in Abuja.
Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Niger State Government, expressed sadness over his death.
Matane in a condolence message said “late Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora was a respected officer who spent his life in the service of the State, country, and humanity, adding that his death was a great tragedy and a monumental loss to the Niger State at this very critical period of our history.
“On behalf of the Government and people of the State, I want to convey my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the immediate family of late Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora, the Sarkin Sudan, Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska, people of Kontagora Emirate and Nigerlites as a whole on this huge loss”, SSG disclosed.
He prayed for the repose of his soul and that God gives the family the fortitude to bear the loss.