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Bauchi Commissioner, Jalam Dies In Car Crash

Bauchi State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ahmed Aliyu Jalam, has died in a car accident.

He reportedly died while traveling to his hometown in Jalam, Dambam Local Government Area of the state.

Daily Post learnt that the Commissioner died in the fatal car accident alongside his driver on Saturday.

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, confirmed the tragic death of Jalam in a statement issued on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado.

“It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the sudden death of the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Bauchi State,  Ahmed Aliyu Jalam (Maikankana)

“He died as a result of a ghastly motor accident on Saturday, 1st June 2024.

“His demise is deeply felt by His Excellency, Governor Bala Mohammed, his cabinet colleagues, friends, family, and the countless individuals whose lives he touched during his lifetime.

“On behalf of his family, the government, and the people of Bauchi State, Governor Bala Mohammed extended his deepest condolences to the members of Jalam’s immediate family and the entire state. He prayed that the Almighty Allah forgives Jalam’s shortcomings and grants him Aljanna Firdaus,” the statement reads.


The deceased will be buried on Sunday, June 2, 2024, in his hometown, Jalam, Dambam LGA of Bauchi State, at 11:00 am.



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