The Borno State Government has said that the State Police Command is currently investigating the cause of death of the state's Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR), Engneer Ibrahim Idriss Garba.
The State Commissioner of Police was at the resident where the commissioner died on Saturday, leading the investigation.
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau, made the announcement on Saturday in a statement.
According to Gusau, the governor who received the news of the death with shock, mourned alongside other family members and associates of the deceased.
He prayed to Allah to forgive the commissioner’s shortcomings and admit him into Aljannatul Firdaus.
"Governor Babagana Umara Zulum received the news with intense shock and profound grief.
"The Governor mourns alongside the late commissioner’s family, other loved ones, friends, associates, and members of the state executive council.
"Late Engr Ibrahim Idriss Garba was the Governor’s Special Adviser on Special Projects before he was elevated and appointed commissioner of RRR, at the commencement of Zulum’s ongoing second term," Gusau said.