FORMER GOVERNOR OF SOKOTO, GARBA NADAMA IS DEAD
Former Governor of Sokoto State, Garba Nadama, is dead.
The deceased aged 82,died on Monday at his residence in Sokoto metropolis and is expected to be buried Tuesday morning.
This was disclosed by his grandson, Imran Ahmed-Rufai.
Garba was the second civilian governor of Sokoto State in the short-lived Second Republic, holding office from January 1982 to November 1983.
He succeeded Shehu Kangiwa, who died in office in a polo accident. Mr Nadama left office after the 1983 military coup which brought in President Muhammadu Buhari then as military head of state.
According to the state government, Nadama died after an illness of natural causes.