Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa, presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the June 12, 1993 election, is dead.
Tofa, according to family sources, died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in the early hours of Monday after a brief illness. He was aged 74.
Confirming his death, one of the deceased relations, said: “Alhaji Bashir Tofa died after a brief illness.”
Born on June 20, 1947 in Kano, the late Tofa was also a businessman, oil trader and industrialist.