Former Kogi Governor, Bzigu Afakirya Passes Away
Col. Bzigu Afakirya (rtd), a former military administrator of Kogi state is dead, The Nation reports.
He died today June 22nd aged 66. A family member said the Borno-born former governor died earlier today at an Abuja hospital after a brief illness
Reacting to the announcement to Afakirya demise, the Kogi state government has released a statement commiserating with the family of the former governor.
The governor of Kogi state, Idris Wada, has praised the past developmental projects embarked on by late Afakirya in Kogi, noting that most of them are still in use in the state.
Governor Idris Wada, said the people of Kogi sympathise with the family and friends of the former administrator and prayed that God grants the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.