Nairametrics|Ex. Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure has passed on. Reports reaching Nairametrics state that he died in a German hospital. Kure, who hailed from Lapai local government was a two term governor in Niger State from 1999-2007. After his tenure, he was appointed board chairman of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA). He is survived by his family including his wife Sen. Zainab Kure who represented Niger South constituency in the Senate from 2007-2015.  Kure was arrested in April last year by the EFCC as part of investigations into expenditure by immediate past National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Sasuki (rtd) He died aged 60.

Onome Ohwovoriole has a degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin and prior to joining Nairametrics in December 2016 as Lead Analyst had stints in Publishing, Automobile Services, Entertainment and Leadership Training. He covers companies in the Nigerian corporate space, especially those listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He also has a keen interest in new frontiers like Cryptocurrencies and Fintech. In his spare time he loves to read books on finance, fiction as well as keep up with happenings in the world of international diplomacy.

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