Kano LG Chairman Dies Three Days After Winning Election
Ali Namadi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and winner of last Saturday’s local government election in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State, has died at 57.
APC Publicity Committee Chairman of Bebeji local government area, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, who announced Namadi’s demise to newsmen, said the chairman died at 1:00am on Tuesday.
Tiga stated that the deceased drove himself to an hospital in the local government area for medical but later died of suspected high blood pressure.
Kano state spokesman for APC, Dahiru, also confirmed Namadi’s death, while on his way to the deceased’s home to pay condolences.
Namadi and 43 other candidates fielded by the ruling APC won all the 44 chairmanship seats in Kano at the council poll held on Saturday.
The 44 elected chairmen and 484 councilors were to receive Certificate of Return from the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) on Tuesday when Namadi who won Bebeji LGA died.
He will be buried later today, Tuesday in his Bebeji residence, according to Islamic rites.