A former Governor of Sokoto State, Garba Nadama, has died, at the age of 82.
According to reports, he died on Monday night, May 4, after a protracted illness.
Family sources who spoke, said that the burial arrangements of the former Governor would be announced soon.
He was elected Governor in 1983, on the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria, NPN.
His death comes a few days after a former Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Muhammad Goni, was declared dead, on Wednesday, April 29, after a brief illness.