ABUJA – Another governorship candidate has died barely six weeks to the march 11, 2023 gubernatorial election.
He’s Alhaji Aliyu Maina, governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM) in Adamawa State.
NRM National Publicity Secretary, Olusola Afuye, confirmed the development, disclosing that “Aliyu Maina has been buried.”
He added: “According to the statement from the family, the late Alhaji Abba Maina died on Wednesday, January 25 at his residence in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja after a brief illness.
“He has been buried according to Muslim rites. We pray to almighty Allah to protect his family and all his loved ones.”
This is coming a few days after the gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in Abia State, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne was announced dead just weeks before the gubernatorial election.