*Prays for departed soul of family’s matriarch, Ladi Bako
By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The Kano State Governor-elect, His Excellency, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, has extended condolences to the family of the first Kano State military administrator, late CP Audu Bako, over the passing of their beloved matriarch, Hajia Ladi Bako.
According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kano State Governor-elect, H.E. Abba Kabir Yusuf, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, made available late Tuesday night, Engr. Abba who just returned to Kano from Umrah, Lesser Hajj, spiritual exercise in Saudi Arabia, was at the residence of the late Kano First Lady on Tuesday to sympathise with the family over the irreplaceable loss.
He described the life lived by Hajiya Bako as exemplary, praying for Allah’s mercy and forgiveness upon her departed soul.
While wishing the family the fortitude to bear the loss, Engr. Abba prayed that Allah in his infinite mercy would forgive the soul of Hajiya Ladi Bako and dwell her in the best part of Jannatul Firdausy.
He was received by Hajia Zainab Audu Bako who expressed her profound appreciation on behalf of the family for the visit and prayers for the family.