From Umar Dankano, Yola
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s foremost political associate of and former gubernatorial candidate of All Peoples Party in Adamawa state,Alhaji Adamu Modibbo is dead.
A family source of the deceased businessman cum politician confirmed that late Modibbo was born in 1957.
The source said the politician died Sunday at about 4:00pm in Yola German hospital after a brief illness.
“Before he was taken to hospital, he told us that he was taking malaria and typhoid treatment.
“ But when the fever gets higher, we took him to a hospital were he was referred to the German hospital.
“He recorded tremendous improvement yesterday (Saturday) and even took a stroll outside the hospital from the VIP 3 ward were he was admitted.
“ But he died today at about 4:00pm possibly from heart failure,” the source said.
Modibbo left behind two wives and many children.
He has since been buried in Yola yesterday (Monday) according to Islamic rites.