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Yahaya mourns as Maidalan Gombe family loses six members in road accident



Yahaya mourns as Maidalan Gombe family loses six members in road accident
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Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has mourned as the Maidalan Gombe family lost six members in a road accident.

The six victims perished in an accident while returning from Azare in Bauchi State to Gombe on Sunday evening.

The governor extended his condolences to the family of the deceased in a statement on Monday made available by his spokesperson, Ismaila Uba Misilli.

Governor Yahaya, his Deputy, Manassah Daniel Jatau, the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji (Dr) Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III joined hundreds of mourners to observe the funeral prayer for the deceased.

The funeral prayer took place on Monday at the palace of the Emir in Gombe.

Governor Yahaya said the loss of family members in such a tragic manner was quite devastating, adding that the whole state was deeply affected by the sad event.

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The Governor prayed Almighty to forgive the shortcomings of the deceased and reward their good deeds with Aljannat Firdaus.

He said: “Our heartfelt condolences to Maidalan Gombe and the entire bereaved family members during this incredibly difficult time.

“The loss of 6 family members in such a tragic road accident is not only a profound loss to your family but it also deeply affects the entire Gombe people.

“Words cannot adequately express the sorrow felt for the immense grief you and your loved ones are experiencing.

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you pass through this heartbreaking time.”