The special adviser to Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal on media, Mallam Imam Imam has died at the age of 41.
The Sokoto State government made the announcement using the official Twitter Handle, @SokotoGovtHouse
“We regret to announce the death of Mallam Imam Imam who until his death was the Special Adviser Media to H.E @AWTambuwal. He died in the early hours of Friday at Nziamye Turkish Hospital in Abuja, after a brief illness,” the tweet read.
Imam was appointed spokesperson of Aminu Tambuwal when Tambuwal was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives.
He was again appointed as media adviser to Tambuwal when he became governor of Sokoto State.
The news of Imam’s death has left many in shock among which was the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad.
Ahmad took to his official Twitter handle, on Friday, to lament over Imam’s death
“Very very in shock! Oh Allah, Imam Imam is gone, this life is ‘absolutely’ nothing. Ya Allah forgive all his shortcomings, comfort and take care his family and grant him the highest rank of Jannah. Allah ya jikan Imam. He was so amazing, very good person and a friend to all,” Ahmad’s tweet read.