The Chairman of Chanchagi Airlines, Amadu Chanchagi on Wednesday, gave up the ghost.
The Taraba-born, Kaduna-based billionaire died along Kaduna-Abuja road while on the way to a hospital in Abuja this morning.
“He died along the road while we were rushing him to a hospital in Abuja, after a protractive illness,” according to a family source who confirmed the news to Premium Times.
He is believed to be survived by three wives and about 33 children, among whom is Rufai Chanchangi, a member of the House of representative.
“He was buried at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) according to Islamic right at the Bashama road cemetery,” another family source added.
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.
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