By Barnabas Augustine 20/7/2020
Adamawa State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has described the death of Adamu Modibbo as shocking. He said Adamu Modibbo died at a time his services are needed in the Government effort's geared towards making the State great again.
In a statement signed by the Press Secretary to the Governor, Humwashi Wonosikou described the struggle of Adamau Modibbo in developing the State laudable, adding he was instrumental in returning PDP to power in Adamawa.
The statement read in part:
"Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has described the death of Adamu Modibbo a People’s Democratic Party chieftain in the State as shocking. He said Modibbo died at a time his services are needed in the government’s effort geared towards making the State great again.
"Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri described Adamu Modibbo’s contributions to the growth and development of Adamawa as laudable, adding that he stood tall during PDPs struggles to retake the State and return it to where it ought to be.
"He said the deceased used his rich experience and knowledge in serving the State and Nation. He condoled the family, friends political, professional associates and people of Girei Local Government area over the loss.
"Governor Fintiri who said Adamu Modibbo exemplified a true democrat was an illustrious son of Adamawa State, He also described him as hardworking politician who lived a life worthy of emulation.
"He prayed Allah to forgive and grant him Aljanatul Firdausi". Adamu Modibbo died on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Yola. He has already been buried according to Islamic injunction.