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Former Kaduna Governor, Mouktar Muhammed, Dies At 80



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Former Kaduna Governor, Mouktar Muhammed, Dies At 80

Mouktar Muhammed,

A retired senior military officer and one time governor of Kaduna State, Mouktar Muhammed, has died at the age of 80..

Mr. Muhammed, a retired air vice marshal, died Sunday evening, according to a Facebook announcement by his younger brother, Faruk Dalhatu.

Mr. Dalhatu, who described the deceased as “patriarch of the Dalhatu family” gave the cause of his death as cancer.

The retired military officer was the first governor of Kaduna State after its creation in 1977 by the military administration of Olusegun Obasanjo.

“My deepest condolences to the family of former Governor of Kaduna state Mouktar Muhammed.

“May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna Firdausi. Amin”,Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani stated this in a Facebook post on Monday.

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