The chairman of Zamfara State Local Government Service Commission, Dr Malami Aliyu Yandoto, 57, slumped and died at the wedding ceremony of former governor, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima’s daughter, Fatima, and the son of Senator Adamu Aliero.
The wedding ceremony which took place at Yerima’s residence in Sokoto on Saturday, November 7, was attended by politicians, dignitaries and top government officials including the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, among others.
It was gathered that after the wedding Fatiha, the guests were invited to Sokoto State Government House for the luncheon.
Immediately the deceased, Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle and other guests arrived the venue, he suddenly slumped.
He was immediately rushed to a hospital in Sokoto where he eventually died.
Yandoto was the Chairman, Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission, and later the Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture, Zamfara 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.
He was buried according to Islamic rites on Sunday morning at his hometown in Tsafe Local Government Area.
Ubaidullah Yahaya Kaura wrote on Facebook:
“Innalillahi wainnah ilaihi Rajiun
Allahu Akbar Dr. Malami Aliyu Yandoto Allah ya jikanka da Rahama yasa Aljannah ce Makomar ka.
The picture was taken today, a few minutes to his death at Sokoto attending the wedding Fatiha of Sen. Yarimas Daughter.
Allah idan Tamu Tazo Allah yasa mu cika da imani.
Source Tambarin Gusau”