Adamawa Governor loses father

Abubakar Gurin,Yola


Adamawa State Government on Sunday announced the passing away of the father of the state Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Alhaji Umaru Badami.

Alhaji Umaru Badami died at the age of 82.

In a statement by the Director General Media and Communication, Government house Yola, Mr. Solomon Kumangar, and made available to newsmen in Yola said, late Alhaji Umaru Badami died this Sunday afternoon at the Federal Medical Center Yola, following a protracted illness.

According to the statement, Alhaji Badami, is an ex-serviceman who retired from the Nigerian Army.

The deceased hails from Madagali local government area of Adamawa state.

He left behind two wives and six children.

He has since been buried according to Islamic rite where the funeral prayer took place at the Lamido Adamawa Place Yola.