The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG)M Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sadness over the death of the former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano States, Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora (rtd).
Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora died in Abuja after a brief illness.
In his condolence message, 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.
“On behalf of the Government and people of the State, I want to convey my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the immediate family of late Col. Aminu Isah Kontagora, the Sarkin Sudan, Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska, people of Kontagora Emirate and Nigerlites as a whole on this huge loss”, SSG disclosed.
He prayed that the Almighty Allah (SWT) grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest, reward him with Jannatul Firdausi and give the entire family the courage to bear the irreparable loss.