Auto crash claims Commissioner, Driver in Bauchi

Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Bauchi state, Ahmed Jalam is dead.

The Commissioner died alongside his driver in a road accident that occurred along the Misau-Darazo Road in the state on Saturday.

Jalam, 60, and his driver were travelling to Jalam, his country home in Dambam local government area when the accident occurred.

Confirming the development the state Governor Bala Mohammed in a condolence message said, “During his lifetime, he championed numerous initiatives aimed at improving good governance and community relations.

“Late Ahmed Jalam was known for his tireless work, integrity, and compassion for the people he served and his service will be remembered and cherished by all.

“His demise is deeply felt by all and the countless individuals whose lives he touched during his lifetime.”

The late commissioner is survived by wives and children.

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