Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State took time off his tight schedule to condole with the family of late Dr. Yaro Gyella, a former Secretary to the Government of Adamawa State who died on Friday at the age of 74.
Governor Fintiri who was at the Gwarinpa family home of the late former SSG in Abuja was received by family members, Senator Mohammed Mana and Professor Barkindo a retired federal Permanent Secretary and bossom friend of the deceased.
The Governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Hunwashi Wonosikou described his death as shocking and painful, particularly at this period when Adamawa State and, indeed, Nigeria need his experience and expertise.
He noted that the tenure of late Dr. Gyella Yaro as SSG witnessed tremendous achievements and developments in the State.
Describing him as an astute academic and technocrat, Fintiri prayed that Allah grants the deceased Aljanna Firdaus and gives the family, friends and associates fortitude to bear the loss.
The Yobe State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the last election, Alhaji Bello Iliya Damagun, and his aides accompanied Governor Fintiri.