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Buhari Commiserates As Kogi Governor Loses Mother

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello’s step-mother, Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello, is dead.

To this effect, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a condolence message to the Governor, expressing sadness over the news of the woman’s demise.

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In the statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) on Tuesday, Buhari expressed sorrow on the death of Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello,  who was the governor’s stepmother.

The statement said the Governor’s absence at the meeting of Progressive Governors with the President in Daura, Katsina State earlier in the day got the attention of President Buhari and was informed of the death of Madam Rekiya, whose burial made Governor Bello stay back in Kogi.

The President expressed condolences to the Bello family, the government and people of Kogi State over the irreparable loss.

According to the statement, President Buhari wished peace for the departed soul even as he prayed Allah to grant the bereaved families the strength to bear the loss.

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