Engr Ibrahim Idriss Garba, Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) in Borno State, has died one month after surviving an accident.
He reportedly died on Friday night, Oct. 20.
Spokesman of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, Malam Isa Gusau, confirmed the incident, saying police have commenced investigation.
Gusau said: “Governor Babagana Umara Zulum received the news with intense shock and profound grief. The Governor mourns alongside the late commissioner’s family, other loved ones, friends, associates, and members of the state executive council.”
“Late Engr Ibrahim Idriss Garba was the Governor’s Special Adviser on Special Projects before he was elevated and appointed commissioner of RRR, at the commencement of Zulum’s ongoing second term.
“May Allah forgive the commissioner’s shortcomings and admit him into Aljanna,” he said.
“Barely a month ago, the deceased survived an accident while on Governor Zulum’s convoy during a week tour in southern Borno.