Former Military Governor Ibrahim Aliyu dies


A former Jigawa military Governor Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu (rtd) is dead.

He died on Friday in Kaduna according to a statement by Special Adviser, Media and Public Relations Jigawa Governor, Habibu Nuhu Kila.

Aliyu served as the Military administrator of Jigawa from 9 December 1993 – 22 August 1996 under the late General Sani Abacha regime.

The statement reads: “His Excellency, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar MON, mni, of Jigawa State with utter sadness, announced the death of a former Military Administrator of Jigawa State, Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu rtd., who died yesterday Friday in Kaduna.

“Governor Badaru described the death of General Aliyu as a great loss to the people and government of Jigawa State.

“He said that the late General sacrificed his life in the service of humanity.

“Governor Badaru prayed to the Almighty Allah to grant him eternal rest and give his family and people of Jigawa State the fortitude to bear the loss.”


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