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Colonel Ahmed Usman dies at 70

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Former Military Administrator of Oyo State, Col. Ahmed Usman (Rtd) is dead.

He died at the age of 70 on Wednesday in Jos, where he has been living his retirement life, according to family sources.

A family member told reporters, saying: “Oga is gone. We lost him this morning.”

It was gathered that his remains are being moved to his village, Okura-Lafia, Kogi State, for burial according to Muslim rites on Wednesday.

Usman was military administrator of Ondo State from August 1994 to August 1996 and that of Oyo State from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.

As the chairman of MILADS of the Odu’a states, he had a running battle with persons who bought assets of Odu’a companies, some of which were recovered.

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