Gov Zulum’s spokesman Isa Gusau dies in India

Babagana Zulum of Borno State

Isa Gusau, special assistant to Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on media and strategy, has died.

Mr Gusau died on Thursday evening in an Indian hospital.

His body is expected soon in Abuja for burial.

Gusau was a Daily Trust employee before Vice President Kashim Shettima appointed him as a media aide while he was governor of Borno State.

Zulum took over from Shettima and reappointed Gusau as spokesman.

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In a statement, Zulum expressed grief over the passing of his spokesperson.

“Mallam Isa Gusau was admired by everyone for his commitment to the people of Borno State and his exceptional professionalism in his role. He was a tireless advocate for the state and worked tirelessly to communicate the government’s initiatives and policies to the public with clarity and transparency.

“Isa Gusau will be remembered for his passion for serving the people of Borno State and his dedication to the betterment of the state.  His exceptional communication skills played a crucial role in fostering understanding and cooperation between the government and the people,” Zulum said.

Gusau left behind two wives and three children.