Tambuwal’s Spokesman Imam Imam Dies at 41


Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto

The Special Adviser to Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal on Media and Publicity, Malam Imam Dalhatu Imam, is dead.

Imam died at the age of 41 around 3.am on Friday at the Nizamiyya Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness.

The younger brother of the deceased Abubakar Imam confirmed the death to THISDAY on phone early Friday morning.

Imam Imam was one of the aides first appointed by Governor Tambuwal on being sworn in on 29 May, 2015.

He had served in the same capacity when Tambuwal was the Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2011 until 2015 May, when he became the governor.

Imam was a former Group Politics Editor at THISDAY Newspapers.

He was born on July 16, 1977 in Gboko, Benue State and hailed from Taraba State.

The deceased would be buried at the Al-Nur Mosque in Abuja after Jummat prayers.