Mai Tangale’s Death: Gombe Government Sets Up Committee for Funeral

…….Approves Saturday, January 16 for Funeral of Late Monarch

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the constitution of a Committee headed by the State Deputy Governor, Dr. Manassah Daniel Jatau to organise a befitting funeral for the late Mai Tangle, Dr. Abdu Buba Maisheru II who died on Sunday, 10th January, 2020 at the age of 72 after a brief illness.

The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi in a statement, also announced Saturday 16th January, 2021 as date for the burial of the late traditional ruler.

Members of the committee are Mr. Nitte Amangal, Chairman, APC Caretaker Committee, Hon. Tulpukut Mai Kardi and Hon. Rambi Ibrahim Ayala of the Gombe State House of Assembly.


Others are Justice Beatrice Iliya and Justice Idi Appolos of the High Court of Justice Gombe State and Mrs. Margret Audu, Chairman Billiri LGA.

Also to serve on the Committee are Hon. Mela Audu Nunghe (SAN), Hon. Commissioner for Special Duties and his Works and Housing counterpart, Engr. Abubakar Bappah Musa , Group Captain Bitrus P. Bilal (Rtd) Special Adviser to the Governor on Development Control and Enforcement, Mr. Babaji Babadidi, Chairman SUBEB and Barr. Abdulrasheed Ajuji Waziri (Wazirin Tangale) while the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo Waziri serves as Secretary.