Jigawa commissioner dies at 60


The Jigawa State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Salisu Zakar, has been confirmed dead.

It was gathered that Zakar died on Friday at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano after a brief illness.

He died at the age of 60.

The Jigawa State Commissioner of Special Duties, Auwalu Sankara, confirmed the death of Zakar via a terse statement on Friday night.

He stated: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of a member of the Jigawa State Executive Council, Salisu Zakar, the Commissioner of Commerce and Industry.”

According to the statement, Zakar served Jigawa State in different capacities.

From the civil service, he was appointed as the State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB) Chairman, and later the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry.

Zakar has however been buried according to Islamic rites.

The late commissioner was survived by his wives, children, and grandchildren.

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