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Tambuwal Suffers Another Loss After Sokoto Guber Election




Tambuwal Suffers Another Loss After Sokoto Guber Election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has lost one of his Commissioners, Usman Suleiman, to the cold hands of death at the age of 72.

Naija News learned that Suleiman, who was the Commissioner for Religious Affairs, died in the late hours of Friday at Usumanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.

In a statement issued on Friday by the state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Akibu Dalhatu, the governor, who is on a working visit to Abuja, has since sent a condolence message to the people of the state and the family of the late Commissioner.

The governor in the message however prayed to Allah to forgive the deceased and grant his soul eternal rest and his immediate family and the good people of Sokoto State the courage to bear the great loss.

He said the passing on of such an important personality is a great loss to the state especially now that his services are needed the most.

The statement said Suleiman died and left behind two wives with many children and grandchildren, adding that the deceased funeral prayer has since been conducted at his residence in the Polo Club area of Sokoto.

Until his death, Suleiman was a former State PDP Chairman, a former commissioner for Works and Transport, and a former Commissioner for Rural Development.

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He was also before his death, the Chairman, Chief Executive of USDANIS Nigeria Limited, USDANIS Petroleum Resources limited, and Aminci Bureau De Change.