Zamfara gov mourns lawmaker killed by bandits

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Less than 24 hours after decamping to the All Progressives Congress , the Zamfara State Governor,  Bello Mohammed Matawalle has expressed shock over the sudden death of the member representing Shinkafi at the state House of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad G. Ahmad

The governor noted that Hon. Muhammad was with him yesterday all through the preparations ahead of his exit from the PDP to the APC and making his own valuable contributions towards a successful event. Matawalle disclosed that he never knew the deceased was carrying out his final assignments in this world.

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Matawallen prayed Allah to grant the deceased Jannatul Firdaus and the family, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

The Governor had also joined hundreds of other mourners for the Janaza prayer of the deceased which was held at the Sheik Umar Kanoma Jum’at Mosque along Sokoto by-pass Road, Gusau this morning and also escorted the remains of the deceased to where it was buried at Mussallah Eid Cemetery, Gusau according to the Islamic rites.

He described late Muhammad G Ahmad as an honest and hardworking person who believed in telling the truth at all times and on any matter

In his condolence message to the deceased family, Matawalle said his death is a loss to him, his government and the entire state and prayed Almighty Allah to accept his Shahadat and give his immediate family the fortitude to bear the loss

The late Hon. Muhammad G. Ahmad who was Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation was killed by unknown gunmen who attacked his vehicle near ‘Yankara village of Katsina state while on his way escorting his son to board a flight to Sudan where he is studying.

His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Abdullahi Fodio Islamic Centre, Sheikh Ahmad Bin Umar Kanoma and was attended by the Former Governors, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima  and Alhaji Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Speaker Zamfara State House Assembly Hon Nasiru Maazu Magarya, Senator Sahabi Ya’u Kaura, Senator Lawali Hassan Dan-Iya and Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha

Others includes Former Deputy Governor, Hon Muktar Ahmad Anka, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda Gusau, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Hon Aminu Sanin Jaji, former Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon Sanusi Garba Rikiji, Acting Secretary to the State Government and Head of Service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe and Members of the State House of Assembly among others.

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