The Managing Director of Adama Beverages Ltd, Yola, Alhaji Ahmed Jarma, is dead.
Adamawa Beverages Ltd, a company owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, produces a range of water and fruit juice products under the group name, Faro, popular all around the North.
In a post on his Facebook page, the secretary of the Adama Beverages Ltd, Ibrahim Mustapha said Jarma died on Sunday morning.
Ibrahim Mustapha added that the deceased will be buried according to Islamic rights after 4..00pm Asr prayers at the National Mosque, Abuja.
A family source who spoke from Misau, the deceased home town in Bauchi State, confirmed the death, saying Jarma died at 58 after a brief illness at Nzamieye Turkish Hospital, Abuja.
Late Jarma, who held the title of Jarman Misau, was the pioneer managing director of Adama Beverages Limited after the company was taken over by Atiku Abubakar.
Jarma is survived by two wives and a number of children that could not be immediately confirmed.