Mr. Zana Mustapha, the deputy governor of Borno State is dead; he died in his sleep early hours of Saturday 15th August in Yola Adamawa State, North east Nigeria.
According to one of his associates, the deputy governor was in good health when he went to bed Friday night and was supposed to have breakfast with the deputy governor of Adamawa state around 7:30am on Saturday.
“He was due to have breakfast with the deputy governor of Adamawa, Martin Babale. They waited for him for a while and called him on the phone, but he did not respond. That was when everybody became worried.”
“Babale had to contact the hotel manager and a decision was taken to force his door open. There they find him slumped and checks showed that he had died.
Speaker, House of representative, Hon. Dogara described the death of Zannah as a huge loss to the state and Nigeria at large.
Yakubu Dogara @doyakubu The sudden demise of Borno state dep gov Alhaji Zannah Umar Mustapha is shocking and a huge loss to the state and Nigeria at large 11:48 AM – 15 Aug 2015.