Taraba State Governor, His Excellency, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has received with shock, news of the sudden and untimely death of his Commissioner for Rural Development, Hon. Alexander Markus Senlo. The late Alexander Markus Senlo was a grassroots politician and a loyal party man. He was an asset to our great party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu.

The statement revealed that the late Alexander was a member of the state Executive Council who made very useful contributions to debates, especially in areas that had to do with the extension of amenities to the rural populace. His death at this time has left a big gap that will be difficult to fill.

It states that Gov. Ishaku has, on behalf of himself, the government and the entire people of Taraba State, expressed deep sympathy to the family of the late Senlo and the entire people of Zing Local Government for this very sad and unfortunate development.

The statement said that Gov. Ishaku prayed to the Almighty God to grant the deceased eternal rest and the family he has left behind the fortitude to bear the loss.