Sokoto State loses second civilian governor


The Government of Sokoto State commiserate with the family, associate and people of the state over the demise of Dr Garba Nadama, the second civilian governor of the state. 

According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died at the age of 82 years after an illness of natural cause.

The statement added that the Sokoto state Gov. Aminu Tambuwal had commiserated with the family of the late politician who passed away on Monday, and expressed shock and sadness over his death.

He described the late governor as a dedicated statesman and visionary leader whose ideas positioned the state on a solid foundation, THE DAILY VENDOR reports.

The governor said that during his lifetime, the deceased was unrelenting in offering wise counsel for the advancement of the state and its people.

He prayed to Allah to grant the late Nadama Aljannatul firdaus, and his family, the fortitude to bear the loss.

Tambuwal condoled with the people of the state and urged them to pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased and the progress of the state.

Nadama, a Ph.D holder in History from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, served as governor of the old Sokoto state from November 1981 to December 1983, having succeeded late Alh. Shehu Kangiwa.

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