- Governor Yahaya Bello on Sunday, March 15, announced the death of his mother, Hauwau Bello who died at the age of 101
- The death of Hajia Bello comes three months after the governor lost his sister
- Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan on Monday, March 16 paid a condolence visit to Governor Bello over his loss
Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan on Monday, March 16 paid a condolence visit to Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello at his country home in Okene to commiserate with the family over the demise of their mother, Hajia Hauwau Bello.
Lawan while condoling the governor said the family’s matriarch lived a very fruitful life which was reflected in the quality of children she produced.
He further stated that her legacies of peace and unity would continue to be sustained.
He also commended Governor Bello for his efforts in the sustenance of peace and security for people of the state.
He acknowledged that the state had an excellent representation at the Senate chamber as the three senators from Kogi state according to him, have shown unity and worked with the National Assembly's leadership towards securing beneficial ends for their state.
Responding, Governor Bello thanked the Senate President for finding time out of his tight schedules to identify with him.
He described the passage of his mother as more of celebration having lived a well-spent life.
The governor noted that his strive and agenda for unity and peaceful co-existence amongst all tribes in the state were being driven by the charge and instructions of his mother when he became governor in his first term.
He narrated that before her demise, she charged him to ensure the safety of lives and properties of the people of the state.
Governor Bello promised that he would continue to ensure the security and safety of the people and their properties are guaranteed within the best of his abilities.
He expressed confidence in the competence of those charged with the duties of security in the state.
Governor Bello had on Sunday, March 15, announced the death of his mother, Hauwau Bello who died at the age of 101.
Governor Bello's sister, Hajia Rabiat Bello died on Monday, December 23, 2019, after a protracted illness.
Members of the Northern Governors’ Forum on Friday, January 17, paid a condolence visit to the late mother of the Kogi state governor to commiserate with her.
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