Gombe Governor mourns death of retired Perm-Sec, Yason Yonge

by Taye Paul Olubayo

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has received with sadness the news of the demise of Mr.Yason S. Yonge, a retired Permanent Secretary who passed on at the age 61 years.

The Late Mr. Yonge died at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) on Saturday, 3rd August,2019 after a protracted illness.

Governor Yahaya described the deceased as a humble and honest bureaucrat who served the state with utmost dedication and reached the pinnacle of his career where he retired as a Permanent Secretary last year in honour and dignity.

Just recently, Governor Inuwa Yahaya enlisted the Late Mr. Yonge as one of the members of the Committee on the Review and Restructuring of the state Civil Service which was inaugurated last Thursday.

On behalf of the Government and people of Gombe state, Governor Yahaya extended his heartfelt condolences to the deceased’s family, the ECWA, where he served as member of the men Fellowship and Ture community in Kaltungo Local Government over this great loss.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Senior Special Assistant
( Media and Publicity)

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