Col. Bzigu Akakirya was former Military Administrator of Kogi from 1996 to 1998. He died yesterday June 22nd aged 66. A family member said the Borno-born former governor died yesterday morning at an Abuja hospital after a brief illness. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Before he became Kogi state Military Administrator, he was Commander, 241 Recce Batallion, Nguru and a member of the Yobe State Executive Council. He's survived by a wife and children.