By Ado Hassan, Sokoto.
” From Allah we did come and to Him is our return”, were the words from Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal who joins millions of citizens to mourn when he received with shock the news on the demise of CoS to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari in the early hours of Saturday.
Tambuwal who on behalf of the government and good people of Sokoto condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari , families of Kyari and Nigerians according to a release he personally signed, said it is worrisome that Mallam Abba, an experienced administrator, succumbed to the deadly Corona virus after a brief battle to ensure he remained alive.
He said ” the death of Mallam Abba, no doubt leaves a huge vacuum not only in the office he occupied but it also leaves us with a lot to think about in terms of the contagious and debilitating effect of this global pandemic. ”
As we ruminate over the swiftness of this pandemic, we in Sokoto state, extend our heartfelt condolences to President Muhammadu Buhari, the family of the deceased as well as the people and government of Borno state over this great loss.”
” We pray fervently and earnestly for the repose of his soul, make heaven his abode and give give President Muhammadu Buhari and the beloved family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”, the governor sought in the prayer.