Gome state governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with the Emir of Gombe, Dr. Abubakar Shehu Abubakar lll, and other members of the Bubayero family over the death of a royal family member, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (Sarkin zangon Gombe).
The governor who led senior government officials to the funeral prayers for the deceased at the Bubayero Central Mosque, Gombe, later joined the Emir of Gombe and other bereaved family members at the Emir’s chamber for a special prayer session.
“I want to use this medium on behalf of the government and the good people of Gombe state to convey my heartfelt condolences to the Emir of Gombe and other members of the royal family over this huge loss. May Allah grant him Aljannat Firdaus,” he said.
Similarly, the governor led a government delegation to the funeral prayers of Abubakar Bello Tinka, popularly known as Ba’a, at the Federal Teaching Hospital Juma’at Mosque, Gombe.
Abubakar Bello Tinka who died in a car accident in Gombe was a younger brother to the APC chieftain and a renowned businessman, Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka.
In a condolence message to Dr. Bala Tinka and other members of the deceased’s family, the governor said Ba’a’s demise was shocking.