Usman, ex-Oyo military administrator dies at 70

A former Military Administrator of Oyo State, Colonel Ahmed Usman has died at the age of 70.

A native of Okura-Lafia in Kogi State, the late army office according to family sources died at about 3.00am on Wednesday in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

He is said to have died as a result of an undisclosed illness.

Usman’s remains are said to be on its way to his village for burial according to Muslim rites.

Usman was military administrator of Ondo State from August 1994 to August 1996 from where he was moved to the neighbouring Oyo where he served from August 1996 to August 1998.

The two appointments were made during the military regime of late General Sani Abacha.

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