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Gov Yuguda loses mother

Posted: Apr 30, 2015 at 6:33 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

 The Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, has lost his mother.

Hajiya Hauwa Yuguda died on Wednesday, April 30, 2015, at the age of 85 after a protracted illness.

She was later laid to rest at the new Bauchi graveyard at Dungulbi Village along Bauchi-Gombe road.

The governor said his mother’s death was a great loss to the entire family.

He described her as a caring mother who used to accommodate all.

The Governor, however, said the death of the mother did not come as a surprise as every soul must die.

Yuguda, thanked all those who attended the funeral prayers, and prayed God to grant her soul eternal rest and her family members the fortitude to bear the loss.

Deputy Chief Imam of the Bauchi Central Mosque, Imam Ahmed Jahun, led the prayers at the burial which took at the premises of the Bauchi Emir’s palace, with the Emir, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, and other dignitaries present.

She is survived by three children, including Governor Yuguda and the chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board, who is also the District Head of Yuguda, Alhaji Abdullahi Dabo,and  over 30 grandchildren and great grandchildren.