One Mr Ahmad Sagir, 30, popularly called Khalifah said to be a staunch supporter of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa of Gombe State passed away on Sunday, September 19, after falling off from a moving vehicle in the governor’s convoy en route Bajoga/Funakaye local government for an official assignment.
He died on the spot after suffering from a fractured skull. The governor immediately disengaged the ambulance in his convoy to rush Khalifah straight to the State Teaching Hospital Gombe for better medical attention. He was nevertheless confirmed dead by the doctors upon arriving the hospital.
A statement released by the Director-General (DG) Press Affairs Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli said the governor described the young party faithful as “a respectful, hard, working and promising fellow who was known for his die-hard support for APC and Governor Yahaya’s project.”
The governor was reported to have suspended all his engagements for the day in honor of the deceased who has since been buried according to Islamic injunctions.