Niger State was yesterday thrown into confusion following the announcement of the death of former governor of the state ABDULKHADIR KURE.
He was said to have died in Germany where he was flown to three weeks ago for medical attention.
Chief Press Secretary to the former Governor, Alhaji MAHMUD ABDULLAHI confirmed his death in a statement.
He said arrangement was already being made by the family to bring the remains of the former governor to the country for burial.
ABDULKHADIR KURE was born on February 26, 1956 and served as governor of Niger State for two terms between 1999-2011.