From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has described late former State Deputy Governor Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa as humble and dedicated person who contributed positively towards the development of the state.
The governor stated this in Gamawa headquarters of Gamawa Local Government Area of the state after he attended the funeral prayer of the late former deputy governor.
He commiserated with the Emir of Katagum, the District Head of Gamawa, politicians and his family over the demised of late former deputy governor, and prayed Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannatul Firdausi.
The funeral prayer for the late former Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa has witnessed mass participation of friends, relatives and well wishers.
The funeral prayer which was conducted at the palace of District Head of Gamawa was attended by Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, his Deputy Senator Baba Tela, Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Abubakar Kari, the Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Umar Faruq Umar.
Others who attended the funeral prayer are the Member Representing Bauchi Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi, Permanent Secretary, State Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ali Babayo Gamawa, and Government functionaries as well as PDP stakeholders.
It will be recalled that Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa died in Bauchi at the age of 53 after a brief illness and left behind 4 wives, 15 children and relatives.
Late Gamawa (born 2 February 1966) and Member of Senate of Nigeria In office 29 May 2011 – 2015 Succeeded by Suleiman Nazif Constituency Bauchi North Gamawa was elected Deputy National Chairman PDP during 2015 electioneering campaign he decamped to APC after he met President Muhammad u Buhari and become the Director General of former Bauchi State Governor Mohammed A Abubakar campaign organisation.