The deputy governor of Borno State, Zannah Mustapha is dead.
Mr Mustapha, who had gone to Yola yesterday to attend the convocation ceremony at Moddibo Adama University, died in his sleep at a government guest house in the state capital. He was found unresponsive around 8am after his aides entered his room when they noticed he hadn’t woken up for early morning prayers. He is believed to have died of cardiac arrest.