Mohammed Goni, the Ex Governor of Borno Gave up the ghost.
The former governor reportedly died after a brief illness in Maiduguri. He was 78.
“In the political history of Borno, He was governor of Borno between 1973 and 1983 in the second republic.
“Goni attended the Provincial Secondary School in Kano between 1962 and 1963. He obtained B.A in administration from the institute of administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1987.
“Goni worked at the National Supply Company before he joined politics in 1979.
The political party as at that time, Great Nigeria Peoples Party (GNPP) granted him elected as the governor of Borno.
The diseased later joined the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) where he sought reelection but lost to Sheikh Jarma of Nigerian Peoples Party (NPP).