The Chairman of Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi, Alhaji Zayyanu Muhammad-Bello, is dead.
He was aged 47.
The Chief Press Secretary to Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, made the disclosure in a statement in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday.
He said that the chairman died in the early hours of Thursday at the Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, following a protracted illness.
“Kebbi State Government wishes to use this medium to extend its condolences to his immediate family and the entire people of Maiyama Local Government Area.
“We pray to Almighty Allah to forgive all his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdaus,” he said.
According to the governor’s aide, the late council chairman left behind two wives and three children.