A Federal Commissioner in the Code of Conduct Bureau representing the North East Region, Alhaji Faruq Umar, has passed away.
He died in a fatal road crash.
The deceased was involved in the accident in the early hours of Sunday along Jakusko-Gashu’a highway while returning after a condolence visit to Jakusko town.
Yobe State Deputy Governor, Idi Barde Gubana was among the top government functionaries who attended the funeral prayer of the deceased.
The prayer led by the former Special Adviser to Governor Buni on Religious Affairs, Ustaz Babagana Mallan Kyari, was conducted at the state low-cost in Gashu’a town, the headquarters of Bade local government area of the state.
The Deputy Governor Gubana thereafter condoled the family of the deceased and the good people of Bade Local Government Area over the great loss.
He also prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased and the family left behind to have the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Faruq Umar died at the age of 52 and was survived by two wives and six children.