Aminu Isa Kontagora, a former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states is dead.
He died on Sunday night in a hospital in Abuja after a brief illness.
Reports received from close family members indicated that the former military administrator died of COVID-19 related complications.
Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora was born in 1956.
He was the Military 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, during the regime of General Abdulsalam Abubakar.
He however, handed over power to the then elected executive governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on 29 May 1999.
He would be buried today, Monday accordingly to Islamic rites.