Former Governor of Niger State, Engr. Abdulkadir Kure is dead. According to a family source, Kure died in Germany where he went for medical treatment.
The source said Kure was flown abroad last week following a relapse of an undisclosed illness. The deceased was a two-term governor of the state from 1999 to 2007.
He is survived by his wife Zainab Kure, and they have two daughters and four sons.
He was also the 12th governor of the state and the third civilian governor after Emir Awwal Ibrahim(1979-1983) and Dr. Musa Inuwa( 1992-1993).
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