Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi, a former military governor of old Kano State, has died. He was 73 years old. Confirming his demise, the Hadejia Emirate of Jigawa, his home state, said he is saddened by his exit.
Abdullahi who served as governor of the old Kano state from January 1984 to August 1985 during the military regime of General Muhammadu Buhari, died on Wednesday January 2nd, in Germany.
“Innalillahi wa inna’ilahirraju’un. It is with sadness that we share the news that AVM. Hamza Abdullahi, yesterday died in Germany. We pray Almighty Allah forgive him, grant him maghfira, illuminated his grave, and enter him in to janna and may he forgive us when our time comes.” the emirate tweeted.
He left behind 17 children, 3 wives and many grandchildren. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.