It was shock as a former permanent secretary in Bauchi State, Ado Santuraki Pali, died while performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Pali’s demise was disclosed in a media statement by the Information Officer, Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mohammed Yunusa.
The deceased who hailed from Pali district in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, was retired by former Governor Mohammed Abubakar in 2017.
He was a permanent secretary in the Ministries for Local Government Affairs, Ministry for Power and Hospitals Management Board, among others.
According to the statement, the State Governor, Bala Mohammed, condoled with the family of the deceased over the unfortunate incident.
The cause of death was not disclosed at the time of filing this report.