Katsina: A powerful commissioner, politician from Kankia died, buried in Mekkah
Reports reaching Katsina Post has it that the death has been announced of Alhaji Bishir Babba-Kaita, the former Chairman of Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. Alhaji Bishir Babba-Kaita, the former chairman of Kankia local government area of Katsina state died after performing the lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia. A senior brother to the deceased, Alhaji Kabir Babba, made the announcement in Kankia on Monday.
He said: “My brother died in Saudi Arabia after performing the lesser hajj and was buried in the Holy Land in accordance with Islamic rites.”
Until his death, Bishir was a Permanent Member and a Commissioner at the Katsina State Civil Service Commission. He died at the age of 55 and is survived by two wives and seven children. The deceased is a senior brother to the member representing Kusada/Ingawa/Kankia Federal Constituency, Alhaji Ahmad Babba.