The Chairman, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto. Mr. Abubakar Tsara, is dead.
Abubakar pass on in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness.
Abubakar has been buried in his home-town in accordance with Islamic rites.
He is 52-year-old, survived by three wives and 17 children.
Those present at the funeral are: governor Aminu Tambuwal and the speaker, Sokoto state House of Assembly, Salihu Maidaji were among the dignitaries.
The state governor, while condoling the family of the deceased, prayed Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.