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Governor Yahaya Commiserates With Gombe Sports Commission Chairman Over Son’s Death

..Leads Government Delegation to Funeral Prayer

By Saheed Badmus

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commisserated with the Chairman of Gombe State Sports Commission, Malam Hamza Adamu Soye over the death of his eldest son, Adamu Hamza who’s sad event occurred in the early hours of Monday, 11th, January 2021 after a brief illness.

The Governor who led a state government delegation to the funeral prayer for the deceased at the Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the grief-stricken father and the entire Adamu Soye family.

Governor Yahaya said in a press statement signed by his Director- General ( Press Affairs) Ismaila Uba Misilli said “losing a growing young man in a family is distressing and heart wrenching for every parent, praying Allah to grant him jannatil firdaus”.

He however consoled the bereaved family to take it as a trial from Allah and accept what He has destined in good fate, taking heed from the the Prophet’s saying: What Allah Has taken belongs to Him and to Him belongs what He granted and He has an appointed time for everything”.

Adamu, 24 was a Bsc statistics final year student at the Gombe State University ( GSU).

The Governor was accompanied to the funeral prayer by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abubakar Inuwa Kari and other senior government officials.