By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Shuaibu Galadima over the demise of his wife, Hajiya Hajara.
A statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli, said the Governor, in company of the Speaker, Gombe state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim Kurba, Deputy Speaker, Hon. Siddi Buba, Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Commissioners and other top government functionaries as well as Emir of Deba attended the funeral prayer for the deceased which took place at Deba Emir’s palace, Yamaltu Deba Local Government area.
The funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Miyetti Juma’at Mosque, Gombe Sheikh Adam Muhammad Albani.
In a condolence message, Governor Yahaya described the death of Hajiya Hajara as a huge loss, consoling the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that death is inevitable on every mortal regardless of age or status.
The Governor who noted that separation with loved ones is painful, however called on the grieving husband and the entire family to be strong and receive the death in good faith.
He extended the condolences of the govermment and good people of Gombe state to Hon. Galadima, members of his family as well as the people of Deba community, praying Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased’s shortcomings and grant her Aljannat Firdaus.