Gombe State Commissioner for Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Aishatu Umar Maigari has lost three of her brothers to a ghastly motor accident.
The motor accident occurred on Saturday, October 31, along Gombe-Kano road on their way to Kano.
The deceased were: Usman Umar Maigari, 30; Al’amin Sani Abdulkadir, 30 and Abdulkadir Umar Maigari, 27.
The were buried in Gombe on Sunday, November 1, according to Islamic rites.
Meanwhile, Gombe Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with the Commissioner and her family over the loss.
The Governor, in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Ismaila Uba Misilli, 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.” the statement reads.
Hon. Commissioner Aisha Maigari Hashidu wrote on Facebook:
“INNALILLAHI WA INNA ILAIHI RAJIUN!
Commissioner, Dr. Aisha has lost her 2 blood brothers and 1 cousin brother in a motor accident today.
May jannatul firdausi bee their final destination.”