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Borno deputy, Zannah Mustapha, feared dead

Borno State Deputy Governor, Zannah Mustapha;
Photo: Information NigeriaThe Borno State deputy governor, Zannah Mustapha, is feared dead‎, according to information sourced from government officials.
The deputy governor reportedly died in Yola, capital of the neighbouring Adamawa state, while on an official duty there.
Details of his demise has not been made known, but news about his death has
sent shock waves across Borno state.
The state government is yet to confirm the report as Isa Gusau, the Special Adviser to Governor Kashim Shettima, did not answer or return calls seeking comment.
He is also yet to respond to a text message sent to him.
A PREMIUM TIMES correspondent in Yola was however told by an insider in the Adamawa State Government that the deputy governor passed on in his hotel room along Army Barracks road in the city.
The source said Mr. Zanna was found dead in his hotel and that his remains had been taken to the Federal Medical Hospital, Yola.
The hospital remained heavily guarded Saturday morning.
Telephone calls to the hospital’s spokesperson, Mohammed Dodo, did not go through.
This newspaper learnt that the deputy governor was to represent Brono Governor, Mr. Shettima, at the convocation ceremony of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology holding today (Saturday).