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Wamakko:Former Sokoto Governor loses wife after daughter, PA’s death

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Hajiya Atika, wife of ex-governor and Sokoto Senator, Aliyu Wamakko, is dead.

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Senate Committee Chairman on Defence.

Buhari noted that the loss of a wife and mother of children, “is particularly a deep pain to handle”.

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, also expressed his condolences on Wednesday.

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The former Lagos governor stated that he received the news with deep sadness.

“On behalf of my family, I express my deepest condolences to the former governor of Sokoto and his family”, he said.

Tinubu prayed Almighty Allah to comfort the family and grant the deceased Alijanna Firdaus.

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Ex-Kano governor and New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso also extended his sympathies to Wamakko.

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Atika died just over two years after the death of the lawmaker’s daughter, Sadiya.

In March 2021, gunmen abducted and killed his personal assistant, Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, in Sokoto.

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