The former Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Habu Hashidu has died on Friday in his residence in Gombe.
He was 74 years old. He was born on April 10, 1944.
Hashidu was the Minister of Water Resources during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime and become governor of Gombe State from 1999 to 2003 under defunct All Peoples Party (APP).
The Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo announced the death of the former governor in a statement he personally signed.
Apex News gathered from Gombe that the former governor has ill for seven years been in and out of hospital for various ailments.
It was learnt that he will be buried later Friday after jumaat prayers.