The Yobe State Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, on Thursday, expressed sadness at the death of the former Commissioner Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Alhaji Goni Fika.

Gov. Buni, through his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, said Fika dedicated his life to the service of Yobe State.

“Late Goni Fika excelled as a reputable journalist, dedicated General Manager of Yobe Broadcasting Corporation, a Permanent Secretary and Commissioner.

“He made great and selfless contributions to the development of our media organisations and the state generally,” he said.

He said late Fika will be missed for his humility, wise counselling, and passion for the development of the state.


“This is a great loss to his family, Fika Emirate Council and Yobe State,” he said.

The Governor, therefore, on behalf of himself, the government, and the people of the state, commiserated with the family of the deceased and prayed to Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant him Aljannatur Firdaus.

He also prayed to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the huge vacuum created by his death.


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