Former Governor of Sokoto State, Dr Garba Nadama dies at 82

The former Governor of old Sokoto State, Dr Garba Nadama, has kicked the bucket at 82 years old.

As indicated by an announcement by the state government, Nadama passed on Monday night, April 4, after "a disease of normal reason".

Nadama was elected deputy governor  of Sokoto State in 1979 and turned into a senator in November 1981, after the passing of the representative, Shehu Kangiwa in equestrian mishap.

The government cited Governor Aminu Tambuwal as sympathizing with the group of the late legislator who passed away on Monday .

Tambuwal communicated stun and trouble over Nadama 's passing .

He depicted the late Nadama as " a devoted stateman and visionary whose thoughts situated the state on a strong establishment " .

The Governor said during his lifetime , " the deceased was tenacious in offering shrewd guidance for the headway of the state and its kin " .

Nadama , a Ph .D holder in History from the Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria , filled in as Governor of the old Sokoto state from November 1981 to December 1983 , having succeeded late Alh . Shehu Kangiwa.

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