The Benue authorities says it’s mourning the loss of life of former Army Administrator of the state, Aminu Isa Kontagora.
The retired Colonel handed away on Sunday on the age of 65.
Governor Samuel Ortom has declared Tuesday a work-free day and directed that flags be flown at half-mast.
Ortom described the demise of Kontagora as an important loss to Nigeria and Benue State.
The governor described Benue as a second dwelling of the deceased, as he remained in contact with the state throughout comfortable and making an attempt moments.
He sympathized with the federal government and other people of Niger State over the loss of life of their son and prayed God to grant his soul everlasting relaxation.
Former Governor and Senator representing Benue North-East Senatorial District, Gabriel Suswam has additionally commiserated with the bereaved household.
The lawmaker mentioned the honour finished the deceased by Ortom was effectively deserved, including that Kontagora’s legacies would all the time be remembered.
Born 1956, Kontagora was Army Administrator of Benue from August 1996 to August 1998 throughout the Basic Sani Abacha regime.
Benue: Ortom declares Tuesday work-free to mourn Kontagora