The immediate past governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, has passed away.

He died after a brief illness at a foreign hospital in Israel, his nephew Ahmed Bako, said on Tuesday.

Sympathisers have gathered at Akwe-Doma’s house in Orozo, Karshi district of Abuja.

He governed Nasarawa State between 2007 to 2011 when he was defeated by incumbent governor Umaru Al-makura.

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