The Chief of Staff to Borno Governor, Babagana Wakil is dead.
The Governor’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.
According to him, Wakil died on Wednesday morning without revealing the cause of death or further details.
Adding that the remains of the deceased will be buried today in line with Islamic rites.
The statement reads “Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un. Jana’iza of late chief of staff, Dr Babagana Wakil is to hold 4pm today at his extended family residence in Shehuri North, Maiduguri.
“May Allah, Subhanahu Wa ta’ala, in His infinite mercy, forgive his shortcomings, admit him into aljanna and give his family the strength to bear our collective loss.”