Adamawa State Governor, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has lost his father.
A statement on Sunday afternoon from the state Director General of Media and Communications, Solomon Kumanga, said,
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing away of Alhaji Umaru Badami, the father to Adamawa State Governor Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, who died today after a prostrated illness.
“The funeral prayer will take place at Lamido’s Palace in Yola by four o’clock today.”
Kumanga said the governor’s father died at the FMC Yola at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the age of 82.
He said the deceased was an ex-serviceman who retired from the Army in 1984