Saleh Michika, the first civilian governor of Adamawa State has passed on in Adamawa.
The former Governor was born 1941, he ruled Adamawa State, Nigeria from 2 January 1992 to 17 November 1993.
He was a member of the then ruling National Republican Convention (NRC). He worked with the British Bank of West Africa in 1966, then John Holt company before joining the politics.
He was born in Michika, headquarters of the Michika Local Government Area Where he did his primary school in and then moved to Yola Middle School for his Secondary School (now known as the General Murtala Mohammed College Yola) and later University at the School for Arabic studies.
Father to 38 children, 17 boys and 21 girls, 99 grand children,and 3 great grand children, all from his four wives; Hajiya Daudu, Mairama, Aisha and Nana Saleh Michika of Algerian and Nigerien descent from Tamanrasset Province, Algeria.