Honourable Umar Mohammed Bago

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello was among those that attended the funeral rites of late Hajiya Hadiza Maialele Mohammed stepmother to the House of Representative Member representing Chanchaga Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon Umar Mohammed Bago in Minna, Tuesday.

Governor Bello described the death of Hajiya Hadiza, 95, as a great loss to the community due to her kind advice which he said would be greatly missed.

He said that she lived an accomplished life and prayed that the family take her demise as an act of God and bear with the irreparable loss.

The funeral prayer which was performed at F-Layout, Minna drew a large turnout of people from all walks of life that have come to sympathize with the legislature.

Top Niger State government functionaries, serving and retired civil servants and other dignitaries attended the burial of late Hadiza.

Late Hadiza is survived by six children and many grandchildren; she died after a brief illness on Monday and has been buried according to Islamic rites.

Her remains were laid to rest at the Central Muslim Cemetery, Minna.