The Adamawa state Governor, Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow has declared three days of mourning in the State starting from Monday, (yesterday) to pray for the repose of the soul of Government house chief of staff, Alhaji Abdulrahaman Abba Jimeta who died while performing the lesser Hajj in Mekkah, Saudi.
According to a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information and strategy, Comrade Ahmad Sajoh, the remains of late Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta will be buried in Makkah the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia according to Islamic Injunctions.
“It is with a deep sense of grief and total submission to the will of Almighty Allah that the Adamawa State Government announces the passing away of the Chief of Staff, Government House Yola, Alhaji Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta.
The sad event occurred in the early hours of Monday the 18th of June, 2018 in Makkah the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where the late Chief of Staff went for Umrah (the lesser Hajj).” The statement reads.
Comrade Sajoh urged the state workers to resume work on Tuesday (today), to be more committed to the progress and development of the State as a befitting remembrance of what the late Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta stood for in his over three decades of public life.
The Governor calls on the people of the State to pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of the late Chief of Staff.
The late Chief of Staff would have been 60 years old at his next birthday in November, 2018.
He is survived by an aged Father, one wife and eleven (11) children.