There was an emergency in Maiduguri on Friday and the state's first respondent happened to be the victim.

The Northeast Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Abdulsalam Badamasi  is dead.

He died after he slumped in his hotel room in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

It was gathered that after he slumped, he was quickly rushed to the hospital but passed on before getting there.

NEMA Information Officer, Sanni Datti confirmed the death, saying the agency will come up with a statement.

Datti said “Yes, he is dead after he slumped in his room early hour on Friday and he was rushed to hospital, but later gave up.”

Until his deployment to Maiduguri mid September, he was the Zonal Coordinator in north central Jos.

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