Adamawa governorship candidate dies a month to election
The governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement in Adamawa State, Alhaji Aliyu Maina is dead.
Maina died on Wednesday, January 25, after a brief illness in Abuja. National Publicity Secretary of the NRM, Olusola Afuye, who made the announcement on Thursday, January 26, said he has been buried according to Muslim rites.
The statement read;
“According to the statement from the family, late Alhaji Abba Maina died on Wednesday, January 25 at his residence in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, after a brief illness.
“He has been buried according to Muslim rite. We pray to Almighty Allah to protect his family and all his loved ones.
“We are also calling on all his family members, business and political associates to show late Maina’s family love and care during this mourning period.
“Further details and arrangements would be made known to the public after deliberations and meetings are made with his immediate family and his political family.”
Maina died on same day the death of governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne, was announced.