Borno State Commissioner for Environment, Waziri Imam, is dead.
According to reports, he died on Wednesday at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.
Waziri was the younger brother of Kashim Imam, a two-time gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who is now a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
On Wednesday morning, Friends and family members were seen trooping to the home of the deceased politician behind the Maiduguri Government House.
May his soul rest in peace