APC Mourns Borno Deputy Governor

Zannah Umar MustaphaThe All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday expressed deep shock and sadness at the sudden death of the Borno State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zannah Umar Mustapha.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described Zannah’s death as a huge loss to his family, his party, his State and indeed, Nigeria.
In a statement issued in Lagos, Mohammed said: “The suddenness of Alhaji’s Zannah’s passing has deepened the pain caused by his death.
“We pray that God will comfort his family and give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”.
The party also commiserated with the people and government of Borno over the Deputy Governor’s death, and prayed that God would grant repose to his soul.
The Borno Government announced the passing away of Mustapha in Yola on Saturday.
A statement by Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, said that Mustapha died in his sleep Saturday morning in Yola, Adamawa, where he was to represent Borno Government at the convocation ceremony of Modibbo Adama University of Science and Technology, Yola.