A newly elected chairman of Bebeji local government council of Kano State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ali Namadi is dead.
He died at the age of 57 and will be buried today (Tuesday) in his Bebeji residence, according to Islamic rites.
A spokesman of an APC committee in Bebeji local government area, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, said the chairman died at 1.am on Tuesday.
Tiga said the deceased drove himself to a hospital in the local government area for a medical check-up but later died of suspected high blood pressure.
Namadi and 43 other candidates fielded by the ruling APC won all the 44 chairmanship seats in Kano at the council poll held on Saturday.
The late council chairman-elect, 43 other elected chairmen and 484 councillors were to receive Certificate of Return from the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) on Tuesday.