Umaru Adoga, Nasarawa State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners has died at the age of 72.

Danjuma Usman, Secretary of the union told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia that Adoga died on Wednesday after a brief illness and was buried according to Islamic injunctions.

He said that the deceased left behind one wife, 12 children and 25 grand children.Usman prayed God to grand him eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the loss.