AVM Mohammed, former governor of Kaduna State, dies

AVM Mohammed, former governor of Kaduna State, dies

Monday, October 2, 2017 12:54 pm

Late AVM Mukhtar Mohammed

A former Military Governor of old Kaduna State, retired AVM  Mukhtar Mohammed, has died in a London hospital at the age of 73, the family has confirmed.

A family source, Alhaji Lawal Musa, who confirmed the death to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday, said Mohammed died on Sunday night after a long illness.

Musa said the corpse  would be flown home for burial.
Mohammed was once Minister of Housing and Urban Development and a member of the Supreme Military Council in 1975.

He was military Governor of Kaduna State from 1978 to 1979.

Mohammed  was a member of the National Constitutional Conference in 2014, a chieftain of  Arewa Consultative Forum and the Chairman, Board of Directors of Freedom Radio, Kano.

He is survived by a wife and six children. (NAN)

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