Former military administrator, Aminu Kontagora dies of Covid-19

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

According to reports, Kotangora died of COVID-19 related complications on Sunday night in a hospital in Abuja.

65 year old Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora was Administrator of Benue State from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha, then Administrator of Kano State from September 1998 to May 1999 during the transitional regime of General AbdulSalami Abubakar, handing over power to the elected executive governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on 29 May 1999.

In June 2009, President Musa Yar’adua named him as a member of the board of The National Veterinary Research Institute.

In September 2009, Aminu Isa Kontagora was named chairman of the Niger State Elders Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

He will be buried later today in line with the Islamic injunctions.



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