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Northern Elders Forum condoles Kano Government over the death of ElderStatesmen



The Northern Elders Forum (N.E.F) on wednesday condoled Kano State Government over the death of some of its illustrious sons.

This is contained in a statement signed by Hassan Musa Fagge,Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kano State on Wednesday.

While leading the delegation, the Convener of the Forum, Prof.Ango Abdullahi represented by the Wazirin Bauchi, Alh.Muhammad Bello Kirfi said they were Kano Government House to deliver their condolence on the death of some elderstatesmen from the State who died recently.

“We are here to condole you over the death of Sarkin Bai,Alh.Muktar Adnan who is a man of honour,foremost medical practitioner and our founding member Dr.Ibrahim Datti Ahmad and a Consummate Politician,Alh.Bashir Othman Tofa.”

“Sarkin Bai was a father to us,Dr.Ibrahim Datti Ahmad was very active in all our activities while Alh.Bashir Tofa’s foresightedness reflected on the defence of values”.

“These great personalities have contributed alot to the development of Northern Nigeria and the entire country he said”.

He added that they are saddened by the death of of these great men who have contributed and impacted immensely in the development of humanity.

“We would continue to pray to Almighty Allah to forgive and accept their good deeds and also grant them Jannatul Firdaus and also gives the State and their families the fortitude to bear the loss he said”.

Prof.Ango also expressed appreciation to Kano State Government for the reception accorded to them.

Responding, Kano State Governor Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje represented by his Deputy Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna expressed appreciation to the N.E.F for condoling with the government and people of Kano at these moment of grief.

“Indeed we have lost some elders who selflessly have contributed to the growth and progress of Kano State”.

We are also praying for them to get eternal rest he said.

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