Published on Nov 09, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
“The loss of a spouse is one of the cruellest blows of our lives.”
This was the word of sympathy which President Muhammadu Buhari dispatched to the former governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje, who lost his wife, Hajiya Fatima Yelwa, recently.
The message was delivered by a Presidential delegation, led by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, at the funeral ceremony today, Thursday.
President Buhari described Hajiya Yelwa as a kind and caring mother.
“Further to our telephone conversation, I convey my deepest condolences to you for the loss of your dear wife, Hajiya Yelwa.
“However, Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala gives life and takes it away when He wills.”
The President prayed to Allah to admit her into paradise.
In his remark, Senator Goje expressed his appreciation to the President for sharing in the family’s grief.
Other members of the Federal Government’s delegation were the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello; minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Sulaiman Hassan; Permanent Secretary in the State House, Jalal Arabi and the President’s associate, Musa Daura.
Others were the President’s Senior Special Assistant, Domestic Affairs, Sarki Abba and Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmad Idris.
Sep 03, 2015