A family source said Late. Hashidu died of Alzheimers disease on Friday morning at his home in Gombe.
He was aged 74. The family source said the late ex-governor will be buried on Friday evening.
According to the family source, “With total submission to the will of Allah, we announce the death of former Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Abubakar Habu Hashidu. May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Jah hands. ”
Late Hashidu was governor of Gombe state under the platform of then All Peoples Party (APP) from May 1999 to May 2003