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.