Taraba INEC resident commissioner, Baba Yusuf dies


The resident commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Taraba State, Baba Yusuf has died.

INEC secretary, Rose Anthony made the announcement in a statement.

She said Yusuf died on Saturday night at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Borno State, where he was being treated for an undisclosed illness.

The statement reads that ‘He will be buried today Sunday 29th September 2019 at 4pm in Maiduguri,” the statement said.

“The Commission will be represented at the funeral by a delegation of National and Resident Electoral Commissioners.

“Alhaji Yusuf was one of the most experienced RECs in the Commission, having been appointed in 2010. He had served as REC in Benue and Adamawa States. His experience has been invaluable to the Commission over the years.

“May God grant him eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the great loss.”

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