*May have died of heart attack
Police Orderly to Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state, Inspector Mohammed Azare, has been confirmed dead after collapsing at the Government House Maiduguri few hours after returning from Abuja with the governor’s entourage.
Shettima Azare who has spent 26 years in service as a Police Officer has never fallen ill until on Monday at about 7:30pm when he collapsed in the presence of some of his colleagues at the first gate of the Government House, before he was rushed to a Nursing Home where was confirmed by doctors on duty to be dead.
The governor who has spent almost a week on an official engagement in Abuja returned along side the deceased who was sighted by well wishers at the Maiduguri International Airport carrying one of the hand bags of the governor hale and hearty before his untimely death.
Although, no official statement was issued regarding the sudden death, sources suspected that Azare might have died as a result of cardiac arrest/heart attack.
Reports of the reaction of the state government is still being awaited.
He would have been buried immediately according to Islamic rites and ceremonies.