Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, on Wednesday commiserated with the government and people of Borno, over the death of Dr Babagana Wakil, Chief of Staff to Gov. Babagana Zulum.
In a statement through his Director-General, Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu, the governor described the death of the late COS as a painful loss to Zulum, the government and people of both Borno and Yobe.
According to him, Borno and Yobe remain one, saying, “every misfortune that affects one, affects the other”.
He said the deceased was a complete gentleman who lived a life of service to humanity.
“Dr Babagana Wakil was a complete gentleman, a thorough breed, dedicated public officer and an accomplished administrator,” Buni said.
The governor prayed Almighty God to forgive his shortcomings and grant him eternal rest.
He also prayed that God grants his family, government and the people of Borno, the fortitude to bear the pains of his demise. (NAN)