The Executive Chairman of Maiyama Local Government Area, Hon. Zayyanu Muhammad Bello, is dead.
The Kebbi State Government officially announced his passing after a prolonged illness through a statement released by Ahmed Idris, the spokesman for the state governor, on Thursday.
Bello, a dedicated public servant, breathed his last early in the morning at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) in Sokoto.
“Regrettably, with a heavy heart, I announce the death of Hon. Zayyanu Muhammad Bello, Executive Chairman of Maiyama Local Government.
“He died early this morning at UDUTH Sokoto after a protracted illness.” The statement read.
The statement added that the government would communicate details of his burial arrangements to the public in due course.