Sad news reaching us here has it that the Resident Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commissioner in Kano, Mikaila Abdulahi, has died, a PREMIUM TIMES correspondent in Kano has said.
He quoted residents of Kano as describing the fire incident as “strange”.
Mr. Mikaila, who oversaw last Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections in the state, reportedly died in a strange fire incident at his residence on Thursday night or Friday morning.
Details of the incident are still sketchy, but news agency said Mr. Mikaila’s wife and two children were also killed in the incident.
The spokesperson of the Kano state Command of the Police confirmed the incident to news reporters this morning.