Posted by News Express | 15 September 2020 | 549 times
By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna
President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawal, on Monday led a powerful delegation to Sokoto to condole with Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, Senator Representing Sokoto Central, on the death of his daughter, Hajiya Sa’adiya.
Sa’adiya, 23, passed away Thursday night as a result of childbirth complication at Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.
Other members of the delegation included Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Committee Kebbi; and State Governor Atiku Bagudu.
The rest were Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi; Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, Sarkin Shanun Zuru; Hon. Usman Balkore, former Member of the National Assembly; and a businessman, Alhaji Auwal Lawal Gombe.
The Senate President said they were in Sokoto to on behalf of the entire Senate to “commiserate with one of the most active, committed, courageous, good leader, a true Nigerian, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, who contributed immensely to the development of not Sokoto State, Northern Nigeria but the entire country.”
He urged Senator to absorb the unfortunate incident with grace and faith in Allah by praying fervently for the repose of her soul.
Senator Wamakko thanked the Senate President and members of the entourage for travelling to his state to commiserate with him and his entire family. He prayed Allah to reward them with Aljannah Firdausi.
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