Kure’s burial date announced
A former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure, who died in a German Hospital on Sunday, would be buried on January 11.
Jonathan Vatsa, the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, stated this in a statement he issued on Monday in Minna.
According to the commissioner, the Janaiza prayer would hold at 12 noon at Minna Eid-Praying Ground.
The interment date was reached at a meeting between the state government, led by the State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, and the family.
Vatsa said that the state government had declared Wednesday a work free day to enable people of the state accord the former governor a befitting burial.
Meanwhile, the Estu Lapai, Alhaji Umaru Bago Tafida, has equally approved three-day Fidau prayer for the repose of the soul of the former governor.
The former governor died at the age of 60 after a brief illness.