Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has announced the postponement of the state burial of former Governor Danbaba Suntai from August 5 to August 19.
This is contained in statement signed his Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa.
He said the new date followed Governor Ishaku’s consideration of the report submitted to him by the steering committee for burial of the late governor.
“Other activities lined up for the funeral ceremony will be announced soon” Mijinyawa noted.
He quoted Governor Ishaku as describing Suntai as a great leader who impacted positively on the lives of Taraba people and therefore, deserved to be honoured.
Suntai died late in June in his home while undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries he sustained during a plane crash on October 25, 2012.