Tragedy struck on Friday in Jalingo, Taraba State when a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba slumped and died.

Sylvanus Giwa, who was the governor’s SSA on Media and Publicity slumped and died in his office at Government House in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.

The cause of the death is currently unknown.

His body has already been deposited in a hospital for autopsy.

The news of his death threw the whole government house into mourning.

Giwa was appointed in 2015 shortly after the governor was sworn-in.