Kano State Governor, Alh. Abba Kabir Yusuf, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the Family and people of Bebeji Local Government Area (LGA) following the tragic death of their chairman, Sani Kanti Ranka
The governor, was represented by his deputy, Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo, who also serves as the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs expressed deep sorrow over the untimely demise of Chairman Sani Kanti.
Sani Kanti, a respected figure in Bebeji LGA, passed away unexpectedly on Friday night, aged, 63 after a brief illness. The news of his demise has left the community in a state of mourning and sadness.
Gwarzo emphasized the tremendous contributions made by the late chairman towards the development of Bebeji LGA and his unwavering commitment to the well-being of its residents.
In his address to the grieving community, Deputy Governor Gwarzo said, “Chairman Sani Kanti’s dedication to public service and his tireless efforts in improving the lives of the people of Bebeji LGA will always be remembered. His passing is a great loss not only to his family but also to the entire state. We pray Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.”
The deputy governor urged the people of Bebeji LGA to remain united and offer support to one another as they mourn the loss of their beloved chairman.
The District head of Bebeji, Alhaji Tijjani Abubakar (Majidadin Rano), welcomed the Deputy Governor on behalf of the family. Alhaji Tijjani Abubakar highlighted that the deceased led an exemplary life and served as a continual source of inspiration for his children until his passing.
Representing the grieving families, the District head conveyed gratitude to the state government for their condolences. He expressed, “Yesterday, a formidable delegation from the government attended the funeral prayer, and today, His Excellency, the Deputy Governor, personally visits to offer his condolences. We are profoundly grateful.”
Accompanied by notable Islamic scholars, the Deputy Governor extended prayers to the bereaved families during the visit.
The chairman who passed away on Friday night after a brief illness, left behind two wives and eleven children.
Furthermore, Alhaji Baffa Takai, the ALGON Chairman and a member of the delegation, expressed his thoughts as well. He described the late Kanti as an exemplary individual who dedicated his entire life to fostering peace and unity among his colleagues.
The delegation that accompanied the deputy governor on the condolence visit consisted of several local government chairmen. They visited the late council chairman’s hometown in Ranka Village, which is located in the Bebeji local government area.