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Senator Wamakko loses younger brother

Press Release

The District Head  of Gedawa,, Alhaji Buba Dangaladima Wamakko, Wamakko Local Government of Sokoto State, a younger brother to Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, a former Governor of the State, is dead.

The deceased died in the early hours of Monday, April 6,2020, at the Uthmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, after a protracted illness.

The  funeral prayer of the deceased who died at the age of 66 was conducted at his residence in Wamakko town, headquarters of Wamakko Local Government, while it was led by the Chief Imam of Wamakko, Liman Shehu Wamakko.

The funeral prayer was attended by Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, a former Deputy Governor and APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto FCNA, Magajin Rafin Sokoto, Alhaji Rilwanu Bello, Galadiman Garin Sokoto,  Alhaji Aliyu Attahiru, State APC Chairman,. Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, as well as other state and local governments executives of the party .

Others were the Member representing Kware and Wamakko Federal Constituency,Alhaji Ahmed Abdullahi Kalambaina, former Member representing Sokoto North and Sokoto South Federal Constituency, Alhaji Bala Hassan, as well as other serving and retired State and National Assembly members.

The funeral prayer was also attended by several District Heads, serving and retired civil servants, family members, friends , relatives and sympathisers

A prayer session for the repose of the soul of the deceased was presided by Sheikh Bashir Gidan Kanawa.

The deceased is survived by a Wife, eight chilrlden, several grand and great grand children.

Late Buba Dangaladima Wamakko was turbanned as District Head of Gedawa by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Signed:

Bashir Rabe Mani, Dan Masanin Mani,

Special Assistant, Media and Publicity,

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko,

Monday, April 6,2020

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