Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri loses mom

Adamawa state Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri has lost his mom.

Hajia Fatimah Umar Badami, the mother of the Governor died today at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, after a protracted illness, according to a statement from the Adamawa State Government.

The statement by the Director General of Media and Communication, Government House, Mr Solomon Kumangar, said deceased is survived by Governor Fintiri, four grandchildren, siblings and other relations.

“Her death at this critical moment creates a huge vacuum not only for the immediate family but the entire State. She was a strong pillar in her community, a disciplinarian and devout Muslim,” the statement said.

It added: “The Governor has taken the death in his stride but will require the prayers of all citizens for God to grant the mother peaceful repose while granting him the fortitude to bear the great loss.”

Just last year July, the Governor lost his father. He was 82. His mom was 68.

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