Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum has lost his Chief of Staff, Babagana Wakil, to the cold hands of death.
Zulum’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, made this known in a statement on Wednesday, July 1. He, however, did not state the cause of Zulum’s death.
According to Gusau, late Wakil died this morning and will be buried today in line with Islamic rites.
The statement read:
“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.”
The late Wakil served as Chief of Staff to Zulum for a year before his demise.