A serving Yobe state Commissioner of Youth and Sports, Bukar Goni Lawan (a.k.a BUGON) has passed on.
He died in a car crash on his way to Kano in the evening after attending the funeral prayer of Yobe Federal Commissioner, Alh. Hassan Gambo in the afternoon in Damaturu.
The late Goni Bukar, popularly known as BUGOM, served as a commissioner in the Mai Mala Buni Government after failing to return to the House of Representatives.
He was a member of house of assembly, three times member of house of reps of Geidam, Bursari and Yunusari federal constituency from 2007 to 2019 and a Commissioner for many times.
He was previously a Commissioner in the Ministry of Lands, Exploration and Mines before he became a member of the House of Representatives where he held many positions in various committees of the House.