Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:11 am | News | 0 Comment(s)
By Richard Elesho
National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has paid a condolence visit to the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello over the death of his sister, Hajia Rabietu Bello and killings in Tawari community.
This is contained in a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Onogwu Mohammed.
Hajia Rabietu, an elder sister to Governor Yahaya Bello died on December 23, 2019, after an illness.
The National chairman who met with Bello at the Government House, Lokoja on Monday in company of some of his aides, said he was in the state to sympathise with the governor over the recent loss of his sister.
He prayed God to repose the soul of the late Rabietu and grant fortitude to the governor as well as other members of the deceased’s family to bear the irreparable loss.
Oshiomhole who was received by the Governor and his deputy, Edward Onoja also said that his visit was also to sympathize with the government and people of Kogi State over the recent attacks on Tawari community which led to the loss of about 20 lives and destruction of property.
He described the incident as unfortunate and urged the security agencies to ensure those behind the dastardly acts were brought to justice.
Oshiomhole sent his condolence to the family of those that lost their loved ones during the attack.
Responding, Governor Yahaya Bello thanked the national chairman for the visit and identifying with him and government of Kogi at their moments of griefs.