Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed sorrow over the demise of a former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Nasiru Nono, who died on Thursday in a ghastly motor accident on the Abuja-Keffi Road.
Yahaya expressed his grief over the sad news in a press statement by Ismaila Uba-Misilli, Director-General, Press Affairs Gombe Government House.
He described the death of the former lawmaker as a monumental loss, not only to his family but to the state and Nigeria as a whole.
He said the late ex-legislator was a humble and down-to-earth politician who was known for his commitment to the wellbeing of his constituents and the people of the state in general.
The governor said the late ex-Speaker discharged his legislative duties with “tact, dexterity and statesmanship while presiding over the state legislature and earned the respect and loyalty of his colleagues.
“On behalf of the government and people of Gombe State, I convey our deepest condolences to the immediate family of the deceased, his political associates and the people of the Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area.
“I pray Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.”
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