Woman slumps, dies in Niger State Governor's office
A woman, identified as Hajiya Bilkisu Mahmoud, on Monday, slumped and died after waiting for several hours in the office of the Niger State governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu.
The 46-year-old woman was said to have waited several hours to see the governor, but suddenly slumped three minutes after she was ushered into the governor's office.
Mahmoud was immediately rushed to the General Hospital, Minna, with a Government House ambulance.
Doctors at the hospital confirmed her dead on arrival.
The late Mahmoud was a former Staff Officer to the Niger State deputy governor.
She was said to be suffering from asthma.
It was gathered that Mahmoud was on a private visit to Aliyu as her name was not among the names on the protocol list to see the governor.
Mahmoud, a mother of three, retired from the state civil service three years ago and until her death, was a staff of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency.
There had been no official statement from the government as of the time of filling this report, but the governor was said to have hurriedly left his office after the incident. - Nigerian Tribune.