A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and newly elected chairman of Bebeji local government council of Kano state, Ali Namadi, is dead

Ali Namadi died at the age of fifty seven.

APC Publicity Committee Chairman of Bebeji local government area, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, who confirmed Namadi’s demise said the council boss died in the early hours of Tuesday.

He said the deceased drove himself to a 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.

“the deceased was a very close friend. We schooled together,” he said.

Namadi and forty three other candidates fielded by the ruling APC won all the forty four chairmanship seats in Kano at the council poll held last week Saturday.

The 44 elected chairmen and 484 councilors were expected to receive Certificate of Return from the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) before his death.

Report says he will be buried today at his Bebeji residence, according to Islamic rites.

NATION

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