The death has occurred of Alhaji Ali Buribe In Damboa Town, headquarters of Damboa LGA of Borno State. Alhaji Ali Buribe who has since been buried June 8th, 2020 according to according to Islamic rites died on Sunday, June 7th, 2020.
A well known farmer and retired staff of Damboa LGA, he died at the advanced age of over 90 years, leaving behind many children, grand children and his younger brother, Engr. Muhammed Abba-Gana, (CON) former FCT Minister and Special Adviser to the President on Civil Society Relations under the Obasanjo Presidency.
Engineer Abba-Gana who issued an obituary made available to the media on behalf of the family prayed to God to forgive his senior brother’s sins and grant him what Muslims call Aljannah Firdaus.
Although this is a different case of death, Damboa has remained a killing field in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency.