Three days after he was elected Chairman of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State, Ali Namadi is dead.
Namadi’s death was confirmed by his Campaign Director, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga on Tuesday, according to Channels TV.
He was elected chairman of the local government under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded council elections in Kano.
Tiga said, “Alhaji Ali Namadi was hale and hearty on Monday and was receiving guests till late 10.30 pm, he was hypertensive.”
According to him, at about 12.30 am today, the blood pressure of the newly elected Chairman rose and he was rushed to Bebeji General Hospital where he died less than ten minutes after arrival.
He has, however been buried after funeral prayers were held for him in Bebeji town.