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Govs Bagudu, Badaru, attend funeral prayer of Tafidan Gwandu, Alhaji Yahaya Bawa

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku accompanied by his Jigawa State counterpart, Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, were among hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral prayer of the late Alhaji Yahaya Bawa, (Tafidan Gwandu ), in Jega .

The late Alhaji Yahaya Bawa Jega, Tafidan Gwandu, died today, Friday, 25th September, 2020, at the age of 97, at the Federal Medical Center, Birnin Kebbi, after a protracted illness

The nonagenarian left behind four wives, 56 children and 342 grand children.

He was the first Chairman of Jega local government area in 1976 after the local government service reform, Chairman of Pilgrims Welfare Agency in the then Sokoto State in 1980 as well as Board member of Delta Steel Company among others.

The late Alhaji Yahaya Bawa Jega also served as the Chairman of United Nigeria Congress Party ( UNCP) and All Peoples Party (APP).

Alhaji Yahaya Bawa Jega was buried at his home town, Jega, Kebbi State, according to Islamic rites. May the Almighty Allah grant him Aljannat Firdaus and give the family the formidable fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

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