President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sorrow over the death of Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello, the step mother of Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
Buhari condolence message was conveyed in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Tuesday.
Shehu 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 to stay back in his state.”
He quoted Buhari as expressing condolences to the family, the government and people of Kogi State over the irreparable loss.
Buhari wished peace for the departed soul and prayed to Allah to grant her bereaved families the strength to bear the loss.
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