A former deputy Governor of Bauchi state, Alhaji Garba Muhammad-Gadi, has passed away.
He died at the age of 70, according to family source.
A close relative to the deceased, Alhaji Abdurrahman Nuhu-Bayero said that Muhammad-Gadi died in an India hospital on Tuesday.
The late politician is said to be survived by three wives and 15 children.
He also revealed arrangements were at an advanced stage to transport the body home for burial.
He died in an India hospital on Tuesday August 1.
Late Muhammad-Gadi, who is the Danburan Katagum, served as deputy governor under the administration of Gov. Isa Yuguda from 2007 to 2011.
Gadi was also the National Chairman, Merger Committee which supervised the fusing of CPC with other political parties that gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC).