Former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Isa Kontagora, is dead.
He was said to have died at a hospital in Abuja Sunday night after a brief illness.
A close family member of Kontagora, who reportedly announced the passing of the former military administrator, said he died from COVID-19 related complications.
He was scheduled to be buried today, Monday, in line with the Islamic injunction.
Kontagora, Administrator of Benue State, from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha, was born in 1956.
He was also the Administrator of Kano State from September 1998 to May 1999, under the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar.
Kontagora handed over power to the then elected executive governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on 29 May, 1999.