Barau Abdullahi Gambasha, a former Jigawa State Commissioner for Environment, is dead.
A family source told Daily Post that the commissioner died on Friday night in a hospital at the age of 63 after suffering from an undisclosed illness.
Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has condoled with the family of the deceased and people of the state.
In a statement signed by Special Adviser Media and Public Relations to the governor, Habibu Nuhu Kila, Abubakar said they were saddened by the news of the death of Gambasha.
He described his death as a great loss not only to his family but the state in general.