By:Our Correspondent, Maiduguri
The Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday, led a delegation on condolence visit to the bereaved family of late Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkushu in Kaduna.
The Governor who was at the family of the Late General at Ribadu Cantonment in Kaduna, directed the immediate release of N20m as support to the General’s family and the directive has been effected.
The Governor’s spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau who confirmed the released of the money in a statement said that the support will be made to the families of other soldiers who died alongside General Zirkushu.
During the visit, Zulum was received at the airport by Kaduna State’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, and Garrison Commander of the Nigerian Army’s One Division, Brigadier General T. Opuene.
Governor was accompanied on the visit to General Zirkushu’s family by Borno’s three Senators, Kashim Shettima, Mohammed Ali Ndume and Abubakar Kyari; the State Chairman of APC, Ali Bukar Dalori, and two Members of House of the Representatives, Dr. Haruna Mshelia and Ahmad Jaha, who both represent constituencies where late General Zirkushu was killed.