From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sadness over the death of the former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano States, Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora (rtd).
This was contained in a statement signed by Lawal Tanko, Information Officer in SSG’s Office saying that Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora died in Abuja after a brief illness.
The SSG described late Col.Aminu Isah Kontagora as a complete gentleman and Military Officer who would be remembered for his enduring commitment to the development of Benue and Kano States during his tenure as Military Administrator.
According to Ahmed Matane “late Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora was a respected officer who spent his life in the service of the State, country, and humanity, adding that his death was a great tragedy and a monumental loss to the Niger State at this very critical period of our history.