Chief of Staff to the Borno State Governor, Dr Babagana Wakil, has died shortly after a brief illness on Wednesday, according to an official statement.
The statement which was issued by Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, in Maiduguri, confirmed the development.
It reads, “Jana’iza of late chief of staff, Dr Babagana Wakil, is to hold 4pm today (Wednesday) 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.
“Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un,” the statement concluded.