Erstwhile Military Administrator of Kogi State, Col. Bzigu Afakirya (rtd) is reported dead, aged 66.
It was learnt that he died on Monday, July 22, 2015 at one Abuja hospital after a brief illness.
The deceased, Afakirya, who was Military Administrator of Kogi State from August 1996 to August 1998, was born in Lassa, Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Governor of Kogi State Capt. Idris Wada has commiserated with the immediate family of former MILAD, describing his death as a loss to the entire country.
In a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Strategy Mr Jacob Edi, the Governor extolled the virtues of the late administrator, noting that during his services in the state, he left indelible legacies, including two housing estates and water schemes that are still in use in the Confluence State.