Kano has been thrown into shock following reports that the newly elected chairman of Bebeji Local Government Area, Alhaji Ali Namadi is dead.

A newly elected chairman, under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, has died, leaving his family members and political friends in grief.

The deceased, Ali Namadi ,who was elected to the position of a chairman at Saturday’s local government elections in the state, passed away at about 1 00 am Tuesday.

According to his Campaign’s Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, the deceased who was the Chairman elect of Bebeji Local Government Area of the state died of natural cause.

He was, however, silent as to the cause or nature of his death

Meanwhile, the Islamic funeral prayers for the deceased will take place in his hometown, Bebeji, on Tuesday morning

It is expected that many politicians, including some of his fellow chairmen, would attend the burial.

Mr. Namadi was among the successful APC chairmanship candidates in the just concluded local government councils elections held on Saturday 16th January, 2021.

Alhaji Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, Director Campaign to the late chairman in a terse statement that was made available to Reporters in Kano said Namadi died by 1:00am on Tuesday after a brief illness.

Mr Tiga explained that the late Chairman drove himself to Bebeji General Hospital for medical attention before he gave up the ghost.

Tiga disclosed that baring any last minute change, Namadi’s funeral prayers would take place in his hometown, Bebeji, on Tuesday morning.


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