Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu (rtd), a former military governor of Jigawa State is dead, Ejes Gist reports Habibu Nuhu Kila, Special Adviser (Media and Public Relations) to the Governor of Jigawa State, issued a press release announcing his death.
“His Excellency, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar MON, mni, of Jigawa State, has announced the death of Brigadier General Ibrahim Aliyu rtd., a former Military Administrator of Jigawa State, who died last Friday in Kaduna,” the statement said. “Governor Badaru described General Aliyu’s death as a major loss to Jigawa State’s people and government. “The late General, he continued, gave his life in the service of humanity.
“Governor Badaru prayed to Allah Almighty to grant him eternal peace and to allow his family and the people of Jigawa State the strength to bear the loss.”
From 9 December 1993 to 22 August 1996, he was the Military Administrator of the State under General Sani Abacha’s administration. In early July 2021, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo visited Jigawa State and dedicated a road to General Ibrahim Aliyu in honour of his service to the state.