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Former Gombe governor is dead

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Former Governor of Gombe State, Abubakar Habu Hashidu is died. A family source said Late. Hashidu died of Alzheimers disease on Friday morning at his home in Gombe.

Late Hashidu was governor of Gombe state under the platform of then All Peoples Party (APP) from May 1999 to May 2003.

Hashidu was a minister of Water Resources as well as a minister of Agriculture and Rural Development during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. He was also a member of the Vision 2010 committee set up by General Sani Abacha to chart a developmental road-map for the country.

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