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PHOTOS: VP Shettima, Abbas, Barau, Kwankwaso, Others attend Ex-Speaker Na’abba’s burial

Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Tajuddeen Abbas and Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin were among mourners that attended…

Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Tajuddeen Abbas and Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin were among mourners that attended the funeral prayer and burial of the former Speaker Ghali Umar Na’abba in Kano.

Other notable personalities that attended the burial were Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, Senator Kawu Sumaila and many other prominent personalities.

Daily Trust reports that Na’abba passed away around 3am on Wednesday morning at a hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

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His corpse was flown back to Kano for burial around 2pm and was taken to his residence before his family for prayers and then to Kano Emir’s palace.

The funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Kano, Professor Sani Zahraddeen at the Kano Emir’s palace, Kofar Kudu at exactly 5:38pm.

Late Na’abba left behind one wife and 10 children and was buried at the Dandolo cemetery at Goron Dutse.

Late Ghali Umar Na’abba was elected to represent Kano Municipal Federal Constituency of Kano state in the House of Representatives in 1999.

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