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Niger State Mourns Ex-governor

Niger state government has declared a three day mourning over the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Kure,  its former governor. Kure governed the state between 1999 and 2007 died on
Sunday in a German hospital at the age of 60.
The state’s Commissioner for Information, Jonathan Vatsa announced this in a statement in Minna on Sunday.
According to the Commissioner, Gov. Abubakar Bello has also declared a work free day on the day of the burial of the former governor to enable citizens accord the departed leader a befitting burial and respect. Vatsa  stated that all flags should be at half staff throughout the state during the mourning period because Engineer Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure remained a leader who out of office showed concern for the development of our state.”
Vatsa expressed that the government will miss the wise counsel of the former governor, who despite political differences never fail to offer meaningful advice to the present government.
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