👤 By Abdul Tukur
The Chief of Staff to Governor Bindow Umaru Jibrilla of Adamawa State, Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta, has died.
Mallam Jimeta, 59, who was observing lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia passed away in the early hours of Monday morning, DENISAURUS News learnt.
According to @AbbaSalty, Mallam Jimeta will be buried in Saudia Arabia at 4 PM today.
Ahmad Sajoh the Commissioner of Information and Strategy for the state, confirmed the death, adding that a three day mourning has been declared in Adamawa state.
“Consequently, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Adamawa State Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow has declared three days of mourning in Adamawa State starting from Monday the 18th of June 2018,” Mr Sajoh said
In a statement seen by this paper, Mr Sajoh said: “The Governor calls on the people of the State to pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of the late Chief of Staff.
“As Adamawa State workers resume work on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018, Government calls on them to be more committed to the progress and development of the State as a befitting remembrance of what the late Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta stood for in his over three decades of public life,” Mr Sajoh’s statement reads further.