Aliyu Akwe-Doma , Former Nasarawa Governor Dies

The immediate past governor of Nasarawa State, north-central Nigeria, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, has reportedly passed away.

Akwe-Doma died after a brief illness at a foreign hospital in Israel, a nephew Ahmed Bako, told PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday evening, March 6.

The online newspaper reports that sympathisers have gathered at Mr Akwe-Doma’s house in Orozo, Karshi district of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Akwe-Doma governed the north-central Nigerian state between 2007 to 2011 when he was defeated by incumbent governor, Umaru Al-makura.

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