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Bauchi Local Government Commissioner killed in auto crash

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By Akanji Alowolodu, Bauchi

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ahmed Aliyu Jalam is dead.

The late Commissioner died in a fatal auto crash along Misau road on Saturday on his way to his village in Jalam, Dambam Local Government Area.

The State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has confirmed the tragic death of the Commissioner.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado in a statement said: “It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the sudden death of the Honorable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Bauchi State , Hon .Ahmed Aliyu Jalam (Maikankana) who died as a result of a ghastly motor accident on Saturday 1st June, 2024.”

According to the statement, the tragic accident occurred on Misau – Darazo highway leading to his immediate death.

The statement said late Hon. Jalam was a dedicated public servant whose commitment to the development and well-being of his local communities was unwavering.

During his life time he championed numerous initiatives aimed at improving good governance and community relations.

Late Jalam was known for his tireless work , integrity, and compassion for the people he served and his service will be remembered and cherished by all.

Governor Mohammed on behalf of his family, government and the good people of Bauchi State extended his deepest condolences to the members of his immediate family and the entire people of the state and prayed that the Almighty Allah will forgive his shortcomings and grant him Aljanna Firdaus.

Late Jalam left behind wives and many children and he will be buried on Sunday 2nd June, 2024 in his home town, Jalam by 11:00am.

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