The Chief of Staff to Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State, Alhaji Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta died in the early hours today, Monday18, in Makkah the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the observance of Umrah (the lesser Hajj) and the remains buried within the same vicinity of his death in Makkah according to Islamic rites.
The Adamawa State Government which announced the death of Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta, said that the governor had declared three days of mourning in the State, starting from today, Monday 18.
“The Governor calls on the people of the State to pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of the late Chief of Staff.”
In a statement, the state government called on workers to be more committed to the progress and development of the State as they resume from Sallah breaktomorrow, Tuesday, June 19, adding that workers dedication to their duties will be a good tribute to what late Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta stood for in his over three decades of public life.
The statement hinted that the late Chief of Staff would have been 60 years old at his next birthday in November 2018 even as it said that he is survived by an aged father, one wife and eleven children.