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Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has received with deep sadness the death of three members of Alhaji Umaru Maigari family in a ghastly accident yesterday along Kano road.
Our Correspondent reports that the deceased who are also brothers of the state Commissioner for Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Aishatu Umar Maigari died in a ghastly motor accident on Saturday along Gombe – Kano road.
The deceased: Usman Umar Maigari, 30;
Al’amin Sani Abdulkadir, 30 and Abdulkadir Umar Maigari, 27, all of them holders of masters degrees in various fields were on their way to Kano from Gombe.
The Governor, in a statement issued by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) ,and made available to newsmen Sunday, lamented the unfortunate loss of these promising lives at a time the state is tapping into the vast potentials of its vibrant young men and women for the progress and development of the state.
He said the loss was not only for their immediate family, but the state and the nation at large.
Governor Yahaya, on behalf of the Government and people of Gombe state, extended his deepest condolences to their father; a seasoned administrator and elder statesman, Alhaji Umar Maigari, their sister, Dr. Aishatu Umar Maigari who is the state Commissioner for Science, Technology and Innovation and the entire members of the Umar Maigari family over the huge loss, praying Almighty Allah to comfort them and grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.