A former military governor of Jigawa State, Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu (retd), is dead.
He died in Kaduna on Friday.
The Jigawa State Government announced his demise in a statement by Habibu Nuhu Kila, Special Adviser, Media and Public Relations to the governor.
The statement read, “His Excellency, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, of Jigawa State with utter sadness, announced the death of a former Military Administrator of Jigawa State, Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu (retd), who died yesterday Friday in Kaduna.
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“Governor Badaru described the death of General Aliyu as a great loss to the people and government of Jigawa State.
“He said that the late General sacrificed his life in the service of humanity.
“Governor Badaru prayed to the Almighty Allah to grant him eternal rest and give his family and people of Jigawa State the fortitude.”