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Abdulrahman Jimeta Adamawa Governor's Chief of Staff dies on Hajj trip

Jimeta died in Saudi Arabia in the early hours of Monday.

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Abdulrahman Jimeta

(Premium Times)

Abdulrahman Jimeta, the Chief of Staff to Adamawa State governor, Jibrilla Bindow, has died on a Hajj trip to Saudi Arabia.

Jimeta's death was disclosed by the state's  Commissioner for Information, Ahmad Sajoh, who reported that he died in the early hours of Monday, June 18, 2018, in Makkah where he had been to observe the leaser hajj.

The governor called on residents to remember what Jimeta stood for in his service to the state and be committed to its progress.

Sajoh said, "The governor calls on the people of the state to pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of the late chief of staff.

"As Adamawa State workers resume work on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018, Government calls on them to be more committed to the progress and development of the state as a befitting remembrance of what the late Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta stood for in his over three decades of public life."

The 59-year-old will be buried in Makkah according to Islamic burial rites according to the wishes of his family. He is survived by his wife and 11 children.

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