He died Tuesday at the Nizamiya Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness, DailyTrust reports.
Until his death, he was the chairman of the state pilgrims’ welfare agency.
His body was flown to Zuru, his home town, from Abuja for burial.
The Late Sakaba was the Dalatun Sakaba and Zuru.
He was the first indigenous Registrar of the then Sokoto State Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, the Marketing Manager of the Northern Nigeria Cement Company.
He had also served as local government chairman and sole administrator many times as well as chairman of the Kebbi State Development Forum and the state civil service commission.