Vanguard reports that Borno State’s immediate past secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, is dead.
Shuwa, was Gov. Baba Umara Zulum’s SSG who passed away after a brief illness on Saturday.
“He passed on at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH, this evening.” Sources said.
Shuwa according to the online media is a seasoned administrator with a long-standing track record of working at both state and federal levels.
Recall that during a valedictory session a few days to 29th May 2023, Governor Zulum announced three days extension for the late SSG to remain in office after the dissolution of the entire cabinet.