Dankande, APC Chieftain dies at 56

Alhaji Dankande, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara has died at the age of 56.

Alhaji Lawal Liman the APC chairman disclosed this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Tuesday.

Liman said the deceased died at a private hospital in Gusau after a brief illness on Tuesday.

“On behalf of the entire APC in the , I extend our condolence to the APC leader in the , Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari and other party stakeholders the loss.

“I also pray to Allah Subhanallahu Wata’ala to grant him Aljannatul Firdausi and give his fortitude to bear the loss,” he said.

Dankande was the ’s Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

He was the APC candidate for Dec. 2020 Bakura State House of Assembly By-election and a Chairman, Bakura local government council.

He was survived by three wives, 20 children and many grand children.(NAN)