Former Military Administrator, Aminu Kontagora, Dies From COVID-19 Complications

The former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Isa Kontagora has passed on.

He died on Sunday night after a brief illness at a hospital in Abuja.

According to a close family member who announced his passing, Kontagora died of COVID-19 related complications.

The family source added that he will be buried today, Monday 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.

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 on 29 May 1999.

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