A former Military Governor of Kwara State, Gen. Abdullahi Ahmed (rtd) is dead. He was aged 75. ROYAL NEWS reports that late Gen. Ahmed was military administrator of Kwara State between 1987 and 1988. Meanwhile, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has described his death as a great national loss, calling him a patriot and fine military officer who served the country meritoriously A statement issued by his Spokesperson, Rafiu Ajakaye, said: “His Excellency commiserates with the people and government of Nasarawa, the home state of the late brigadier-general, as well as his immediate family and the APC fold on this sad loss. The Governor recalls the illustrious military career of the one-time Director of Military Intelligence (DMI) and his contributions to national development as a former Minister of Communications, Social Development, Youths and Sports,” according to a statement on Saturday.