The Borno State police command has commenced urgent investigation into the death of the state’s commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR), Ibrahim Garba.
This was confirmed by Governor Babagana Zulum’s spokesman, Isa Gusau.
The state commissioner of police was at the house at which Ibrahim died in Maiduguri on Saturday, the spokesperson added.
Unconfirmed report indicated that Idris died in his sleep at his 777 Housing Estate, Maiduguri, guest house.
According to a statement he shared on ‘Governor of Borno’s Facebook page which was discovered, Zulum received the news with intense shock and profound grief.
Recall that the late Ibrahim was the Governor’s Special Adviser on Special Projects before he was elevated and appointed commissioner of RRR, at the commencement of Zulum’s ongoing second term.
Some sources said the young commissioner, who doubles as Special Adviser on Projects Monitoring, is suspected to have died from a heart related ailment, while others said, he was poisoned.