Borno Loses SSG


By; SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri 

Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa,  the  immediate past Secretary to the  State Government, (SSG) Borno  State  is dead.

Shuwa, who until May 28, 2023  was  SSG of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s administration   passed away after a brief illness on  Saturday. 

He passed on at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH, on  Saturday evening.

Late Usman Shuwa was  a seasoned administrator with a long standing track   records,  having worked  at the Presidential  Villa, State House Abuja  as Administration  Secretary   to the  former  First  Lady, Hajiya Maryam Sani Abacha  and later  with the  former Head of State, late  General Sani Abacha before he was deployed  as federal ministerial Secretary  before attending  National War College  as a  Fellow  and l also served  in various  administrative capacities under  Borno State Civil Service.

Late Shuwa  was Born  in 1958 in Bama town of Bama  LGA of Borno State  and died at the age of 65.

His  funeral prayers and burial according to Muslim rites  will take place  at his residence,  Gambole Road, GRA, Maiduguri by 2pm on  Sunday as announced by the family.


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