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Secretary, State Welfare Agency, Alhaji Salihu Gatawa, is dead.

A statement signed by Abubakar Dangusau, Special Assistant, Press Affairs Gov. Aliyu Wamako said Gatawa died Kaduna Sunday at age of 51, after a brief illness.

said deceased was buried at his town Gatawa, Sabon-Birni Local Government Area, according Islamic rites.

The statement indicated his was attended by Wamako uand the Sultan of , Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, among others.

“The deceased is survived by two wives and twelve children,” added. ( NAN)