Zamfara Gov. loses Chief of Staff

Posted by News Express | 7 August 2015 | 4,103 times

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Zamfara State Government has announced the death of Alhaji Dahiru Zubairu, the newly-appointed Chief of Staff to Governor Abdulaziz Yari.

A statement by Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Thursday said the 49-year-old Zubairu died after a brief illness at his Kaduna residence on Wednesday night.

The statement said that the deceased is survived by a wife and four children.

It said that the deceased was a member of House of Representatives for eight years, representing Birnin-Magaji/Kaura-Namoda constituency from 2003 to 2011.

He was also National Vice-Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) when he was chairman of Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area between 1999 and 2002. (NAN)

•Photo shows bereaved Governor Abdulaziz Yari.

Source: News Express

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