Former Governor of Niger, Abdulkadir Kure died on Sunday in Germany.
Mr. Tanko Beji, Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party in Niger confirmed his death.
He was 60 years old before his death.
A source said Kure was flown abroad last week following a relapse of an undisclosed illness.
The deceased was a two-term governor of the state from 1999 to 2007.
He was also the 12th governor of the state and the third civilian governor after Emir Awwal Ibrahim(1979-1983) and Dr. Musa Inuwa( 1992-1993).