Nigeria : Defunct Third Republic Presidential Candidate , Bashir Tofa dies, aged 74
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Kano born frontline politician and elder statesman, Bashir Othman Tofa is dead.
He was aged 74.
Cleric of the mosque located within the private residence of the deceased , Habibu Usman Ahmed
The news of his demise was first announced, Monday morning via a private broadcast outfit, Arewa radio at about 63:0 am.
Tofa as he is fondly called within the political fraternity was the challenger of MKO Abiola of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in the last lap of the option A 4 presidential elections
Tofa breath his last at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, family sources confirmed.
The cleric disclosed that the final Muslim rites would be performed , today 3rd January 2022 by 9 am , at his residence located at Gandun Albasa quarters in Kano metropolis.