- Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condoled with Senator Aliyu Wamakko over the death of his brother
- Wamakko's brother, Alhaji Salihu Barade, died on Thursday, March 21
- The deceased was buried in his hometown according to Islamic rites
The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday, March 21, visited Sokoto to condole with the former governor of the state, Senator Aliyu Wammakko, over the death of his younger brother, Alhaji Salihu Barade.
Legit.ng reports that Wamakko's brother died around 2am on Thursday, March 21, less than 48 hours to the governorship supplementary poll in the state.
The deceased who was 64-year-old, was buried in his hometown, Wamakko, headquarters of Wamakko local government in Sokoto state on Thursday morning, according to Islamic rites.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a statement by the special assistant on media and publicity to Senator Wamakko, Bashir Rabe Mani, explained the funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Dankel, Alhaji Muhammadu Dangande.
It was reported that Governor Aminu Tambuwal, his deputy Alhaji Mannir Dan-Iya, Wamakko and Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, represented by the Wazirin Sokoto, Professor Sambo Wali Junaidu attended the prayer.
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