Agric Commissioner Dies Leaving Behind Two Wives (Photo)

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The Sokoto government has lost its Commissioner for , Alhaji Arzika Tureta.

Tureta died at the age 62, after a protracted illness.

The Public Officer, Muktar Dodo-Iya, told the News Agency (NAN) Sokoto, that the deceased passed the early hours Monday at the Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching (UDUS) leaving behind wives and seven children,

He said that Tureta was once a member representing Tureta local government area the Sokoto State of Assembly, before becoming a federal lawmaker representing Bodinga/DangeShuni/Tureta, Federal .

Similarly, the deceased served as commissioner during former Gov. Aliyu Wamakko’ administration for eight years and was later reappointed by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal for an additional six years.

Meanwhile, preparations for his burial have commenced his hometown of Tureta, NAN .