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Gov Ganduje, Emir Sunusi attend Late Hamza Abdullahi funeral Prayer in Kano.

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The remains of Late Hamza Abdullahi was laid to rest in Kano on Friday

The late retired air vice marshal’s corpse was flown into the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport from Germany.?

His corpse was received by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Hadejia, Adamu Maje and order top government functionaries around 8pm.?

The corpse was conveyed to Emir’s palace by a Nigerian Air Force’s Ambulance.

Chief Imam of Hadejia Abdurrahaman Yusif led the congregation funeral prayer amidst hundreds of people who thronged en massed to attend the last farewell gathering and also to pay the last respect to the ex-military governor and former Works and Housing minister during Babangida’s military administration

In his remark, Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje described late AVM Hamza Abdullahi as a sure-footed and well serving visionary leader who spent most of his life serving his fatherland in different capacities.

He added that “the late ex-Kano governor will be long remembered for his just leadership and hardworking disposition is shown particularly in Kano State in view of the people-oriented projects executed during his reign as a military governor in the state.

He prayed that Almighty Allah would comfort his family, friends and associates the fortitude to bear irreplaceably lost.

In his remark, Emir of Kano Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II described late AVM Hamza Abdullahi as a kind-hearted and hardworking leader whose contribution rendered towards nation-building during his lifetime will be indelible in the mind of Kano populace and the nation at large.

He also reminds people to keep themselves constantly aware that death is an inevitable sign of mortality awaiting every living thing at the exit of this temporal world.

The remains of late AVM Hamza Abdullahi was buried precisely 10.00pm at Tarauni cemetery of Tarauni local government.

Among the mammoth crowds attended the burial includes: Jigawa State governor Bafaru Abubakar, Deputy governor Nasiru Yusif Gawuna, traditional rulers and government functionaries of Kano and Jigawa state.

Adamu Aminu, writes from Kano.

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