The Plateau state Government House was on Tuesday thrown into mourning following the death of Dr. Wummen Tsenba Bako, Governor Simon Lalong’s younger brother.
A personal assistant to the Governor, Naandoet John, confirmed that Mr. Bako died on Tuesday morning but could not speak further on the cause of his death.
According to reports, the deceased was a senior lecturer in the Department of Management and Accounting at the University of Jos.
The deceased was also said to be a Fellow of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
An alumni of the department, Mark Lodam, also confirmed the death, stating that Mr. Bako was said to have suffered from an unknown illness for months.
He was survived by his wife and children.