Taraba state Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has commiserated with the family of late Mr. Yakubu Giwa, the Government and people of Taraba state on the sudden death of Mr. Sylvanus Yakubu Giwa.
In a Press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa states that Sylvanus Giwa until his death, he was the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Darius Ishaku.
Also contained in the press statement indicates that, the late SSA Media and Publicity was born on November 1963 and died today at the Federal Medical Center Jalingo after a brief illness.
He was also a one-time General Manager of Taraba Television Corporation Jalingo.
Accordingly, Governor Darius Ishaku described late Sylvanus Yakubu Giwa as a hard working professional who stood firmly by the lofty ideals of his profession and by the interest of the people of Taraba state.
Darius Ishaku in the press release prayed God to grant late Sylvanus Yakubu Giwa eternal rest and to give the family the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
Burial arrangements according to the statement would be announced later.
Our correspondent gathered that the late Giwa took ill in the early hours of today (Friday) and was rushed to the federal medical centre Jalingo where he eventually died.