By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with Alhaji Tanko Ishiaku Gwamna, Chairman of Taj Bank Board of Directors and Chairman of Grandscope Construction Co Ltd over the demise of his mother, Hajiya Hajaratu, popularly called Hajiya Yaya who died today in Gombe.
This was contained in a statement in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya in a condolence message, described the late Hajiya Hajaratu as an upright mother and family pillar, who lived an exemplary life characterised by devotion to Allah and fostering affable relationship among family members and beyond.
He lamented that although Hajiya Yaya died at a time her elderly and motherly counsel and wisdom were needed by her children, grand children and those around her, “We must take solace in the fact that she had lived to witness the growth and accomplishments of her children and left through them a lasting legacy which we would continue to cherish”.
The Gombe Governor consoled Alhaji Tanko and his siblings as well as the entire members of Ishiaku Gwamna family to keep alive the memories and the legacies of service and good character their late matriach left behind.
He conveyed the condolences of the government and people of Gombe State over the sad event and prayed Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.