Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar III, a youthful brother to Sultan Muhammadu Sa’advert Abubakar, passes away at age 64.
Jeli Abubakar, who can also be the Sokoto State Commissioner of House Affairs, gave his final breath on Thursday night after a protracted sickness.
The information of his demise was confirmed by Governor Tambuwal’s Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello.
Muhammad Bello mentioned the deceased has since been buried based on Islamic rites.
He mentioned Governor Tambuwal described the loss of life as an ideal loss to the state and nation at giant in recognition of his contributions to society.
On the wake of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration, Andulkadir Jeli Abubakar 111 was appointed info Commissioner, a place he held till just lately when he was redeployed to the State Ministry of House Affairs.
Till his loss of life, Jeli Abubakar holds the standard title of Dikkon Sokoto.
He was survived by two wives, a number of kids, and grandchildren.
He attended Sultan Ward Main College and Nagarta Faculty all in Sokoto state earlier than continuing to the Institute of Journalism in the UK.
On his return, he printed the now rested Galaxy Journal round 1985 earlier than turning into the Director of Nationwide Orientation Company (NOA) and later left for UNICEF as Communication officer the place he served in Bauchi and Kano states earlier than his appointment as Commissioner of Info and later House Affairs in Sokoto.