Former Jigawa commissioner Gambasha is dead


Alhaji Barau Abdullahi Gambasha

Alhaji Barau Abdullahi Gambasha, a former commissioner for Environment in Jigawa State is dead. He was 63 years old.

The ex-commissioner and ex-member of Jigawa State executive council died after an undisclosed illness.

Gambasha who was also a chieftaincy title holder, Dan Malikin of Dutse was survived by his wives, children and grand children.

Governor Badaru Abubakar has sent his condolences to Gambasha family and Emir of Dutse, Alhaji Nuhu Muhammad Sunusi.

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Gov. Abubakar in the statement by his Special Adviser Media and Public Relations Habibu Nuhu Kila stated that the governor was deeply saddened with the news of the death of Alhaji Barau Gambasha who was a former member of the state executive council and commissioner of environment.

He described his death as a great loss not only to his family but the state in general.

Governor Badaru said Alhaji Barau Gambasha was a seasoned politician whose contributions to the political development in the state will ever be remembered.

The Governor prayed to Almighty Allah to grant him eternal rest and the family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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