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Former Gombe Governor, Hashidu, Passes On



Reports reaching LEADERSHIP say Abubakar Hashidu, a former governor of Gombe state, has passed on, Friday morning at his home in Gombe after battling Alzheimers disease for some years.

He was 74 years old.

Alh Hashidu was, at various times, a governor of Gombe state from May 1999 to May 2003, elected on the platform of then All Peoples Party (APP), a Minister of Water Resources as well as a Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development during the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida.

He was also a member of the Vision 2010 committee set up by late head of state, Sani Abacha.

He is to be buried by 5pm today, Friday.

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