Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, earlier today in Gombe, paid a condolence visit to Alhaji Shehu Turaki ( Dankaden Gombe) over the demise of his son, Murtala Shehu Turaki who died on Saturday in Abuja after a brief illness.
Late Murtala Shehu Turaki was until his death, a staff of Federal Ministry of Power. He left behind one wife and three children.
Governor Yahaya, while consoling Alhaji Shehu Turaki and other members of his family, described Murtala’s demise as a huge loss not only to the Dankade family but to the entire state.
He said, ” The death of a focused and hard working young man at his prime is quite devastating, particularly to his immediate family, associates and indeed the entire state, but Allah’s decree is not questionable. It is therefore our fervent prayer that Almighty Allah Will grant him Jannatul Firdaus and give us all, the fortitude to bear this huge loss”.
The Governor, extended the condolences of government and people of Gombe state to the bereaved and urged them to take solace in the fact that the late Murtala lived a simple and honourable life and was known for his good character as an obedient son and examplary family man.
Governor Yahaya was accompanied on the visit by the Chief of Staff, Abubakar Inuwa Kari, PPS, Usman Kamara and Executive Secretary, Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Sa’ad Hassan among other aides.
Ismaila Uba Misilli
( Press Affairs)
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