By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor and Chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON, earlier today, led a delegation to Katsina State on a condolence visit to renowned business man and Chairman of Max Air, Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal.
A statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, made available on Saturday, recalled that Mangal recently lost his wife, Hajiya Aisha, who passed on after a brief illness.
At Mangal’s residence, Governor Inuwa led the delegation to offer prayers for Allah’s Rahma upon the late matriarch, and for His blessings upon those she left behind as well as the entire family members.
Governor Inuwa, had earlier in a message of condolence, described the death of Hajiya Aisha as deeply painful, and a great loss, not only to the Mangal family, but the northern region and the country as a whole.
He said, “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of your beloved wife. Losing a spouse is never easy, but I know that you are a strong and resilient person who will get through this difficult time. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
He extended the condolences of the government and people of Gombe State to the entire members of the Mangal family as well as Katsina State government over the huge loss, praying Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.
On the Governor’s entourage were: Sen. Saidu Ahmed Alkali, Dr. Jamilu Isiyaka Gwamna, Arc Yunusa Yakubu, Hon. Ismaila Muazu Hassan, Dr. Danjuma Dabo and Alhaji Mala Sheriff.