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June 21, 2024
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Ex-Senate President Lawan buries mother in Yobe

Former President of the Senate, Senator (Dr.) Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday, laid his mother, Hajiya Halima (Baba) Ibrahim, to rest in Gashua, Bade local government area of Yobe State.

In a statement released to Newmen by his Media Advise, Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo disclosed, Hajiya Ibrahim died on Saturday at her residence in Gashua town at the age of 86.

According to the statement, a burial ceremony was held for the deceased before her internment at the Gashua Central Cemetery.

The Islamic burial rites were performed by the Imam of the Gashua Central Mosque, Imam Ahmad Talba.

Constituents in their thousands from Senator Lawan’s Yobe North Senatorial District, and sympathizers from beyond thronged the venue of the funeral ceremony which commenced at 11a.m on Sunday.

Among dignitaries present were the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, the Deputy Governor of Yobe State, Idi Barde Gubana, and Speaker of the Yobe State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chiroma Mashio.

Others in attendance include Emirs and traditional leaders, Senator Babangida Hussaini (APC – Jigawa North West), Senator Kaka Shehu Lawan (APC – Borno Central), Hon. Usman Zannah representing Kaga/Gubio/Magumeri Federal Constituency, and serving Commissioners with the Yobe State Government.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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