Babagana Wakil, the Chief of Staff to Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, has died.
The Governor’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, announced this in a statement on Wednesday, July 1. According to Gusau, late Wakil died this morning and will be buried today in line with Islamic rites. He, however, did not state the cause of Zulum’s death.
The statement reads
“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. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.