Kano state governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, paid condolence visit to the families of the late Makaman Karaye, the father of the former governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso, at his residence, in Kwankwaso town of Madobi local government.
The governor was received by the Commissioner for Rural Development, Musa Iliasu Kwankwaso, few kilometres to the town and was received by the Village Head of Kwankwaso town, Alhaji Baba Musa Kwankwaso at the deceased’s house in Kwankwaso village.
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Ganduje lamented that “We lost a very caring father. Who had blessed years before his return to Allah. May Allah forgive his soul and continue to shower Blessings on him.”
He added that, “Our late father was a complete gentleman, very patient, just leader, focused and committed leader. That was why he was praised by all his people and even beyond. May Allah forgive all his shortcomings and reward him with Jannatul Fiddaus.”
Responding to the request put forth by the village head, a younger brother to the former governor Kwankwaso, on being magnanimous to the family and leave the position of the late Madaki of Karaye, with the family, governor Ganduje promised that “There is no need for the request, because this house deserves everything from us. We always respect this house.”
He said “whatever is associated with this great family, because of the late father, and the Village Head, Baaba Musa Kwankwaso, we must take it with utmost care and importance.”
In his brief remarks, the village head, expressed delight over the visit, saying, “We hope the love that existed between you, Your Excellency and our late father, we hope the same love will continue after his death.”