Bauchi Commissioner Dies In Car Accident


Ahmed Aliyu Jalam, the Bauchi State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs has reportedly died in an automobile accident.

Sunday Telegraph reports that Jalam died while heading to his home place of Jalam, Dambam Local Government Area of the state.

The 60-year-old Commissioner and his driver died in a horrific vehicle accident on Saturday, according to emerging reports.

Governor Bala Mohammed also confirmed Jalam’s unfortunate death in a statement released on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado.

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

New Telegraph

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