Adamawa State governor, Muhammad Bindow, has declared three days of mourning to mourn the demise of his Chief of staff, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba.
Abba aged (59), died in the early hours of Monday, in Makkah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, while performing Ummrah (the lesser Hajj).
A statement by Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, urged the people of the state to pray for the repose of the soul of the late chief of staff.
“With deep sense of grief and total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, the Adamawa State Government announces the passing away of the Chief of Staff, Government House Yola, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta.
“The sad event occurred in the early hours of Monday the 18th of June, 2018 in Makkah the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where the late Chief of Staff went for Umrah (the lesser Hajj). According to the family, the deceased would be buried today in the afternoon in Makkah”.
The late chief of staff was one time state director, MAMSER, commissioner for Information during Governor Boni Haruna and Chief of staff to former Gov. Murtala Nyako in the state.
Abba was also appointed director general, Bindow Campaign Organization and susubsequently appointed as Chief of staff to the governor in 2015.
He is survived by an aged father, one wife and eleven (11) children.
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