Hon. Zayyanu Muhammad Bello, the Executive Chairman of Maiyama Local Government Area, is dead.
The Kebbi State Government officially announced his passing after a prolonged illness.
The news of his death was conveyed to the public through a statement released by Ahmed Idris, the spokesman for the state governor, on Thursday.
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Bello, a dedicated public servant, breathed his last early in the morning at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) in Sokoto.
“Regrettably, with a heavy heart, I announce the death of Hon. Zayyanu Muhammad Bello, Executive Chairman of Maiyama Local Government.
“He died early this morning at UDUTH Sokoto after a protracted illness.” The statement read.
The statement added that the government would communicate details of his burial arrangements to the public in due course.