Monday, September 30, 2019

Taraba INEC commissioner Baba Abba is dead

Alhaji Baba Abba Yusuf, the Taraba State Resident Electoral Commissioner is dead.

He died Saturday night in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital after a protracted illness. He was buried on Sunday, in accordance with Islamic rites.

A statement on Sunday by INEC Secretary, Rose Oriarian-Anthony, said the REC died on Saturday at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

Abba, who was deployed to the state in May 2018, took ill before the Governorship election on 9 March. He never recovered. RIP!