- A former governor of Nasarawa state, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, has died after a brief illness
- His nephew, Ahmed Bako, said that Akwe-Doma died in a foreign hospital in Israel
- Akwe-Doma was Nasarawa state governor between 2007 and 2011
The immediate ex-governor of Nasarawa state, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, is dead.
According to his nephew, Ahmed Bako, Akwe-Doma died on the evening of Tuesday, March 6, in a foreign hospital in Israel after a brief illness, Premium Times reports.
Legit.ng gathered that sympathisers have already gathered at Akwe-Doma’s house in Orozo, Karshi district of Abuja.
He was governor of Nasarawa state between 2007 and 2011, after which he was defeated by the incumbent governor, Umaru Al-makura.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that there was a money laundering charge of N15 billion against the former governor Akwe-Doma.
Another case involved N2 billion, which he reportedly laundered in the name of Green Forest Investment Limited, a firm he owned.
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