A Former Military Administrator of Kaduna State, Major-General Abubakar Tanko Ayuba (rtd) is dead
He passed on Wednesday at the age of 71 at the Lagos State University teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba.
Late Senator Ayuba is survived by a wife and children, among whom is the current Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice, Rakiya Ayuba.
Ayuba was appointed as Military Governor during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Before then, he was the Minister of Communications. He returned to politics in 2007 and represented Kebbi South Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate in 2007 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).