19-year-old son of prominent Kebbi politician dies aboard flight from Saudi to Abuja after performing Hajj
Prominent Kebbi State politician and businessman, Alhaji Tanko Yawale Jega has lost his son, Umaru Tanko Yawale.
Late Umaru Tanko Yawale who was an undergraduate student of Baze University Abuja.died last Wednesday aboard a flight from Saudi to Abuja at the age of 19, after performing this year Hajj. The cause of his death hasn’t being stated.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, who was among hundreds of Muslims who participated in his funeral prayer last week in Abuja, urged his parents Alhaji Tanko Jega and Hajiya Jamila to take heart, praying Allah to confort them.
The father of the deceased Alhaji Tanko Yawale Jega thanked the Governor for the condolence visit to Jega and prayed Allah to protect him.
The Governor was accompanied by the State Deputy Governor, Sama’ila Yombe Dabai, Former Minister of Sports Sa’idu Balarabe Sambawa, Chief of Staff Government House and Former Deputy Governor Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu, APC State Chairman Arc. Bala Sani Kangiwa, Hon. Mohammad Umar Jega Member House of Representative, Commissioners, House of Assembly Members, top government functionaries.