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Mother of Borno deputy governor buried

The funeral prayer for Hajiya Aishatu, mother of Borno State Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur was conducted yesterday at the Central Mosque, Biu, headquarters of…

The funeral prayer for Hajiya Aishatu, mother of Borno State Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur was conducted yesterday at the Central Mosque, Biu, headquarters of Biu Local Government Area.

The funeral prayer was led by the Chief Iman of Biu, Sheikh Nurudeen Umar, before the deceased was buried at a family compound in Biu.

Hajiya Aishatu died on Tuesday in Abuja after an illness.

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday led the deputy governors of Adamawa State, Chief Crowther Seth, Gombe State, Dr. Manassah Daniel Jatau, and Yobe State, Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana as well as Senators Kashim Shettima, Mohammed Ali Ndume, Shehu of Borno and Emir of Biu amongst other traditional rulers, serving and former top government officials to the funeral prayer.

State Chairman of the APC, Ali Bukar Dalori, members of House of Representatives including the House Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Betara Aliyu who hails from Biu, Representatives Kadiri Rahis and Usman Zannah, former deputy governors, commissioners and advisers, party leaders and members, as well as hundreds of other sympathisers attended the funeral.