Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state commisirates with the families, Kano Emirate over the death of an elder statesman, Bello Isah Bayero, who passed away as an elder and astute politician.
This was contained in a statement issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Thursday night and signed Malam Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
“We received, with deepest shock, the death of Alhaji Bello Isah Bayero, who died when the state and the nation needed him the most. He was a gentleman par excellence, whose political leadership helped in the restoration of our democracy,” he lamented.
He said, “As a gentleman who trained many in many human endeavors, we missed him the most. His death is a great lost to Nigerian democracy, our traditional institution and political leadership.”
According to the governor, Bayero was an embodiment of humility, excellence, productivity, openness, transparency, accountability and that he was a father to the state and Nigerian democracy.
“What remains for us now is to pray and continue praying for him. May Allah SubhanaHu Wa Ta’ala forgive all his wrongdoings and reward all his good deeds with Jannatul-Fiddaus,” he prays.
“On behalf of the government and people of Kano state, I am sending this condolence visit to his immediate families, our royal institution, friends and all other well wishers of the late elder statesman Alhaji Bello Isa Bayero,” governor Ganduje stated.