Adamawa state Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on Sunday lost his biological father Alhaji Umaru Badami to the cold hands of death.
The governor’s father who was an ex-serviceman retired in 1984.
He died at Federal Medical Centre ( FMC) Yola, Adamawa state capital after a brief illness at the age of 82 years.
His funeral prayers was held at Lamido palace Yola and attended by government officials, traditional rulers, political associates, religious and community leaders, party supporters and people from all walks of life within and outside the state who trooped in to pay their last respect to the deceased..
The deceased has already been buried according to Islamic rites as people continued to besiege the Lamido palace and the governor’s private residence to condole him.
The late father of the governor hail from Madagali local government area of Adamawa state. He left behind two wives, six children and many grand children.