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Governor Tambuwal commiserates with the Gombe state, over demise of Usman Faruk, Others


Governor Tambuwal commiserates with the Gombe state, over demise of Usman Faruk, Others.

By Ahmed Ahmed.

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Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state commiserates with the Government and people of Gombe state over the demise of former Military Governor of the old North-Western State, Alhaji Usman Faruk.

Our correspondent report that the former military governor Farug who died 18th December, 2020 in while Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya earlier t hosted his Sokoto State counterpart,

A statement signed by Alhaji Ismaila Uba Misilli Senior Special Assistant
Media and Publicity made available to Journalists on Wednesday in Bauchi.

He said Governor Tambuwal, was in company of Sarkin Yakin Binji, Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Abdulwahab who represented the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III and some senior government officials.

“Upon arrival in Gombe, Rt. Hon. Tambuwal was received by Governor Inuwa Yahaya at the government house before being accompanied to the residence of the deceased by his host .

According to him, Governor Tambuwal described the demise of Alhaji Faruk as a huge loss not only to Gombe state or the North but to the entire nation considering the role he played promoting unity and growth of the nation.

He said the Sokoto Governor attributed the development in Sokoto state and 5 other north western states to the good and exemplary leadership Alhaji Faruk bequeathed and the foundation he laid when he served as Military Governor of the region.

“Anytime we invited him on issues bordering on Sokoto state affairs, he honoured us with his esteem presence and he had always offered advice and guidance that impacted very well on our governance and in making Sokoto state what it is today.

“His fatherly guidance and support had also strengthened us in managing situations in Sokoto state”.

” He was such a great father and a leader that we shall never forget “. Misili said

He said Tambuwal Also said “On behalf of Sokoto state government, the Sultanate council and the entire people of Sokoto state, I condole with you over this huge loss and pray Almighty Allah to grant him Al Jannatul Firdaus”.

Governor Tambuwal also paid a similar visit to the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III where he condoled with him and the emirate over the demise of the elder statesman who until his demise held the traditional title of Jarma.

Alhaji Misili said the condolence team also visited the residence of the late Alhaji Umaru Tsoho where Governor Tambuwal also commiserated with the family members over the loss of two of Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s uncles, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru and Alhaji and Shehu Umaru who died recently.

“While in Gombe, the Sokoto state Governor equally paid a condolence visit to the Chairman of Taj Bank, Alhaji Tanko Gwamna Ishiaku Gwamna who lost his mother, Hajiya Hajara recently,” he said.

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