By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Nasiru Abubakar Nono who died as a result of a ghastly motor accident along Abuja Road.
According to a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, made available yesterday, Governor Inuwa, while reacting to the sad news, described the death of the former lawmaker as a monumental loss, not only to his family but the state and Nigeria as a whole.
He said the late former legislator was a humble and down-to- earth politician who was known for his commitment to the well being of his constituents and the people of the state in general.
The Governor recalled that as the Speaker of the State Assembly, Hon. Nono exuded tact, dexterity and statesmanship while presiding over the state legislature and earned the respect and loyalty of his colleagues.
Governor Inuwa, on behalf of the government and people of Gombe State, conveyed his deepest condolences to the immediate family of the deceased, his political associates and the people of Yamaltu Deba local government area over the great loss, praying Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.