By Bukar Bolori
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, his deputy, Umar Usman Kadafur, Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan, members of Borno State Executive Council and thousands of mourners were at the funeral prayer for late Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Engr Ibrahim Idriss Garba.
The funeral prayer, which held Saturday evening, was led by the chief Imam of Borno, Imam Ibrahim Laisu, at the residence of the late commissioner at Pompomari bye pass in Maiduguri.
The late commissioner served as Special Adviser on Monitoring, Evaluation and Special Projects from 2021 to 2023 and Special Adviser on Special Projects from July 2023 to August 2023 before his latest appointment as commissioner.
Idris, aged 38, was laid to rest at Gwange Cemetery in Maiduguri.
He is survived by two wives, 5 children, an aged father and relatives.