Gombe governor mourns Sarkin Gishirin Gombe

  • Funeral Prayer (Janazah) of Late Businessman, Community Leader

Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has expressed grief over the demise of prominent businessman and community leader, Alhaji Audu Sarkin Gishirin Gombe who died today, Wednesday in Gombe at the age of 88 after a protracted illness.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya who was among hundreds of sympathizers that attended the funeral prayer (Janazah) of the late octogenarian, held at the Bubayero Central Mosque, Gombe, also condoled with the immediate family members of the late statesman and the Gombe Emirate Council.

He described the deceased as a devout Muslim, community leader and strong pillar who live an honourable life and left a legacy of dignity.

He noted that, “Death is inevitable and necessary end that must come when it shall. We are, however, consoled that Late Alhaji Audu Sarkin Gishiri contributed positively to the development of the society during his life time and left an indelible footprint on the sands”.

Governor Yahaya, prayed Almighty Allah to forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Aljannat Firdaus.

The Governor was accompanied by Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Abubakar Inuwa Kari, All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Abubakar Habu Mu’azu, Hon Commissioners, Special Advisers and other top government functionaries.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
( Press Affairs)
Government House

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