By Barnabas Augustine
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri was Thursday condoled by his kinsmen in Gulak over the death of his mother, Mama Fatima Umaru Badami.
The Governor at his residence in Gulak amidst tears from sympathisers received several groups and individuals who mourned the demise of late Mama Fatima.
The District head of Gulak, Alh. Bello Tsumda who led traditional/chieftain title holders in Gulak commiserated with Governor Fintiri, describing late Mama Fatima as a pious and dedicated Muslim who exhibited transparent and exemplary lifestyle that is worthy of emulation
Malam Tsumda said the death of Mama Fatima is a great loss to people of Madagali LGA and the entire people of Adamawa.
He prayed God to give the immediate family of late Mama Fatima the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and grand the deceased Aljanatul Firdausi.
Responding, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri appreciated the people for identifying with him during his moment of grief.
He said his mothers loss is a great blow to him considering her motherly advice and counsel, but however said he will live to cherish and be guided by those words.
Special prayers were offered for the repose of late Mama Fatima Umaru Badami.
Late Mama Fatima died at the Federal Medical Centre Yola after a brief illness on 29 April, 2020. She has since been buried according to Islamic injunction at the Damare Cemetery in Yola.