From Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu
The Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday sympathised with the government and people of Borno state over the death of Dr Babagana Wakil mni, Chief of Staff to Governor Babagana Umara Zulum.
The message was contained in a statement signed by Mamman Mohammed, the Director-General Press and Media Affairs to the Governor and made available to newsmen in Damaturu.
Governor Buni described the death of the late Chief of Staff as a painful loss to Governor Zulum, the government and people of Borno and Yobe states.
According to Governor Buni, Borno and Yobe states still remain one people “every misfortune that affects one, affects the other” he said.
He also described the deceased as a complete gentleman who lived a life of service to humanity.
“Dr Babagana Wakil was a complete gentleman, a thorough breed, dedicated public officer and an accomplished administrator”.
The Governor prayed Almighty Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant him eternal rest in Aljannatur Firdaus.
Governor Buni also prayed that Allah grants his family, government and the people of Borno state the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.