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Northern Governors Condole with Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Over Passing of Mother

The Northern Governors Forum has commiserated with their colleague  Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over the death of his mother, Hajiya Hauwau Oziohu Bello, who passed away at the age of 101.

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a statement described the incident as sad, but asked the family to be comforted by the fact that she lived to long, fruitful and blessed life to see many generations of her family.
Lalong said, "mama lived a life of testimony having persevered through the struggles of life and raising children that have become major contributors to the growth and development of not only Kogi State, but the nation as a whole. We can only celebrate her and pray that God almighty grants her soul eternal rest and comfort the family and her loved ones".

Governor  Lalong urged her children, grandchildren and great-grand children to emulate the virtures of their matriarch who during her life time demonstrated the fear of God, and promoted good moral values of honesty, charity, forgiveness, tolerance and harmony in her community, in line with her faith.

The Forum also offered their support and solidarity to Governor Yahaya Bello, the Government and people of Kogi State at this moment of brief, assuring them of their prayers and goodwill.

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