Daughter’s Death: Gombe Governor Commiserates With Dr Isa Pantami

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State speaking while inaugurating a 38- man special committee on relief and palliatives to cushion the effect of the partial lockdown in the State occasioned by the CoronaVirus Pandamic.

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, over the demise of his 13- year old daughter, Aisha ( Amal) who died yesterday in Abuja.
According to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli, Governor Yahaya described the death of the teenager as sorrowful and devastating, considering the bond that had existed between the young girl and her parents.
He consoled the Hon. Minister to take solace and accept it as a test from the Almighty Allah, quoting from the Prophet’s saying ‘what Allah Has taken belongs to Him and to Him belongs what He granted and He has an appointed time for everything’. 
” I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of the young Amal, whose beautiful memories I believe will continue to be cherished by her parents and those who came in contact with her. 
“Our thoughts and prayers are with our brother, Sheikh Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and his entire family in this difficult moment. 
“On behalf of the government and people of Gombe state, I extend our deepest condolences and  pray Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannah and give us the fortitude to bear this great loss”. 


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