Former Bauchi deputy governor dies
- Former deputy governor of Bauchi state, Alhaji Garba Muhammad-Gadi, is dead
- The former deputy governor died in an India hospital on Tuesday August 1
- He died at the age of 70 and is survived by by three wives and 15 children
A former deputy governor of Bauchi state, Alhaji Garba Muhammad-Gadi, has died at the age of 70 years, a family source disclosed on Tuesday, August 1.
A close relative to the deceased, Alhaji Abdurrahman Nuhu-Bayero disclosed this in Zaria that Muhammad-Gadi died in an India hospital.
He said the late politician is survived by three wives and 15 children.
He also said arrangements were at an advanced stage to transport the body home for burial.
Muhammad-Gadi, who is the Danburan Katagum, served as deputy governor under the administration of Gov. Isa Yuguda from 2007 to 2011.
He was also the National Chairman, Merger Committee which supervised the fusing of CPC with other political parties that gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Legit.ng had reported that Gadi, a former deputy governor of the state, stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government left behind a high rate of poverty and indiscipline in Bauchi state.
Speaking on a Hausa live radio programme “Zamani Riga” in Bauchi yesterday, Gadi said the APC government under Barrister Muhammad Abubakar will inherit abject poverty and indiscipline among the people of the state.
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