Yobe LG caretaker chair dies day to swearing-in
From Habibu Gimba, Damaturu
Media Trust Limited
The newly appointed caretaker committee chairman, Karasuwa Local Government Council, Hon Lawan Gana Karasuwa, is dead. Karasuwa’s death was announced by Mamman Muhammad, Director General, Press and Media Affairs to Yobe State Governor, at the flag-off of an empowerment organised by the commissioner of ministry of wealth creation, empowerment and employment generation. He said Gana died at the Federal Medical Centre, Nguru after a brief illness. Daily Trust learnt that Gana served as caretaker chairman of Karasuwa LG for six months before the committee was dissolved by Governor Mai Mala Buni. He was then reappointed as the caretaker committee chairman of Karasuwa LG. He was among the 17 chairmen of local government caretaker management committees to be sworn-in on Friday.