Zamfara LGSC chairman, slumps, dies after wedding ceremony of Yarima’s daughter


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

The chairman, Zamfara state Local Governments Service Commission, Dr. Malami Aliyu Yandoto slumped and died today immediately after wedding ceremony of former Governor Ahmed Sani Yarima’s daughter.
The wedding ceremony took place at Yarima’s resident in Sokoto and immediately after the wedding, the guests were invited to Sokoto Government House for a luncheon.

Malami who was in company of other guests rushed to the Government House for the luncheon after the wedding ceremony and as he arrived at the venue, he slumped on the spot.

He was rushed to the hospital in Sokoto where he gave up the ghost.

Aged 57, Malami Yandoto was born in Tsafe town in 1962.
He attended Tsafe Township Primary School,Tsafe, from1969-76, Government Teachers College, Tsafe, from 1976-81 and went to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from, 1986-88; 1988-91 where he studied law.

He worked as a primary school teacher at Primary School, Tsafe, 1982-83; and became the Legal Officer, Warri Refinery and Petrochemical CoLtd, from1992 to 1994.

He was also the Executive Chairman, Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission, and later the  Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture, Zamfera State.

He was appointed by Governor Bello Matawalle as the chairman of the state local Governments service Commission a position he held until his death.

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