Former NLC chairman confirmed dead

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A former chairman of Zamfara State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Jamilu Aliyu Zannah has died.

He died on Thursday after a protracted illness.

Before his death, he was said to be eyeing the Senate to represent Zamfara Central zone in the National Assembly.

Reacting, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he received with a heavy heart the news of the demise of Aliyu (Zannan Gusau), who is his close associate.

According to a press statement on Friday signed by the Governor’s Special Adviser on media, Zailani Bappa, the news of his demise was “indeed a great test of the will from the Almighty God”.