Zamfara PDP chairman, Dr. Sani Ahmad, is dead

Late Dr Sani Ahmad

The late Dr Sani Ahmad

By Shuaib Sadiq

The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara State, Dr Sani Ahmad, died on Wednesday in Gusau after a brief illness.

This was confirmed by the Deputy chairman of the party, Alhaji Mukhtar Lugga, to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau via telephone.

He said that the chairman died in Gusau after a sudden undisclosed illness.

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According to him, the late Sani, who was hale and hearty, suddenly took ill after a consultative meeting with the state Council of Ulama on Wednesday in Gusau.

The vice chairman explained that Sani was confirmed dead by doctors after he was rushed to the Al-Hilal Hospital in Gusau.

Lugga said that Sani, 62, is survived by two wives and six children.

The deceased emerged as the PDP state chairman on Sept. 23 following the resignation of Col. Bala Mande who had picked the party’s senatorial ticket for Zamfara north In the 2023 election.

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