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Jigawa Commissioner dies at hospital

The Jigawa State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry Alhaji Salisu Zakar has died at the age of 60.

Zakar’s death was confirmed by the state Commissioner of Special Duties, Auwalu Danladi Sankara.

He said, “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of a member of the Jigawa State Executive Council, Salisu Zakar, the Commissioner of Commerce and Industry.

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Before his death, Salisu Zakar served Jigawa State in different capacities, from the civil service, he rose to be appointed as the State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB) Chairman, and later the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry.

He died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), in Kano State after a brief illness.

The late Zakar who died at the age of 60, left behind his wives, children, and grandchildren.

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