The Chairman of Chanchangi Airlines, Amadu Chanchangi, has passed on.

He died along Kaduna-Abuja road while on the way to a hospital in Abuja on Wednesday morning, a family source has said.

He was to be buried at 2pm today (Wednesday) according to Islamic rights at the Bashama road cemetery,” another family source added.

Among early sympathisers were Deputy Senate Leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah and former member of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Mohammed Ali.

Chanchangi is survived by three wives, 33 children, among them is Rufai Chanchangi, a member of the House of Representatives.