Adamu Fika served meritoriously in all positions – Barau

By Benjamin Arida://

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau I. Jibrin, has mourned the late elder statesman, Alhaji Adamu Fika, saying he served meritoriously in all the positions he occupied during his lifetime.

The late elder statesman, who died on Tuesday at the age of 90, was until his death the Wazirin Fika in Yobe State.

Barau, in a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, extended his heartfelt condolences to the deceased family, Yobe State Government, and the entire country over the monumental loss.

The Deputy Senate President said: “Mallam was an astute citizen whose contributions to the overall development and unity of our country will remain in our memories for long. He was a respected elder statesman and skilled administrator.

‘’He served meritoriously in all the positions he occupied including as Head of Civil Service of the Federation,  Federal Permanent Secretary, Pro chancellor, Chairman, Governing Council, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), among many other positions he held,” he said.

While praying Allah SWT to grant the deceased Aljannah Firdaus, he urged family and all those the deceased left behind to take solace in the fact that the late elder statesman lived a righteous life dedicated to the service of Allah, the country and humanity in general.

“In this time of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with Alhaji Adamu Fika’s family. May Allah SWT grant him Aljannah Firdaus, the highest abode in paradise and provide his family with the strength and solace to bear this profound loss,’’ the Deputy Senate President added.


A journalist by profession and I have been in active practice for so many years. A graduate of Political Science from University of Abuja. Maried with four children.

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