The former military administrator MILAD of Kano state, Brigadaire General Dominic Oneya Rtd is dead.
Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, media aide to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state announced his death on today.
Oneya, aged 73 was said to have died in his sleep. News of the People was told by a family member that he had complained of chest pain at night but was advised to take a rest and see his doctor the following morning. ‘He didn’t wake up’, the family member concluded.
Oneya was military governor of Kano from August 1996 to August 1998 during the regime of Sani Abacha while the present Governor was also a commissioner.
During his time as a military governor, the present chief of Army staff was his Aid De Camp as a Captain.