From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
Former deputy governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alh Aliyu Jibril Yalwa, (Sardauna Yauri) has died at the age of 78.
Family sources yesterday in Yauri, said he died after a protracted illness on Monday, at about 9:30 a.m., at his residence in Yauri, Yauri local government area of Kebbi state.
Late Jibril Yalwa is survived by two wives, 15 children and many grandchildren.
Deputy Governor of Kebbi State, Alh Ibrahim K. Aliyu during a condolence visit described the late Aliyu as humble, honest and hardworking.
He prayed to Allah to grant him eternal life and the family the fortitude to bear the loss.