Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni has commiserated with his Borno state counterpart, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, over the death of his spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau.
This is contained in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Damaturu, by the Director General of Press, and Media Affairs to Yobe Governor, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed.
In a statement, Governor Buni described Gusau as a dedicated officer who served his principal with commitment and strong conviction.
“Gusau had professionally managed information at the peak of the security challenge in the Northeast and Borno state in particular.
“He will be remembered for his resilience, commitment to duty, and long years of diligent service to the governor and government of Borno state,” Governor Buni said.
“I condole His Excellency, my brother, Gov. Zulum, the government, and the people of Borno state over this sad loss at a time when his services are needed to support the government. ” Gov. Buni said.
Gov. Buni prayed to God to forgive his shortcomings and grant his family the fortitude to bear this sad loss.
Gusau served as Special Adviser on Media to Vice President Kashim Shettima when he was governor of Borno state and was inherited by Governor Zulum, whom he served for about five years.