Ahmadu Chanchangi, the chairman of defunct Chanchangi Airlines is dead.
Chanchangi died along Kaduna-Abuja road while on the way to a hospital in Abuja on Wednesday morning.
“He died along the road while we were rushing him to a hospital in Abuja, after a protracted illness,” said a family source.
“He will be buried by 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) according to Islamic right at the Bashama road cemetery,” another family source added.
Chanchangi hailed from Chanchangi village in Takum Local Government of Taraba state.
He left behind three wives and about 33 children, among whom is Rufai Chanchangi, a member of the House of representative.
Among early sympathisers at the Chachangi home was Bala Ibn Na’Allah, the deputy Senate leader, and Mohammed Ali, a former member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.