Deputy Governor of Yobe State, Idi Barde Gubana, lost his seven-year-old son, Buni, in a road accident.
The deceased named after Governor Mai Mala Buni, and two others died in a road accident along the Maiduguri-Kano expressway on Saturday.
The bereaved father said, “I will forever remember him as somebody close to me.’’
Governor Buni commiserates with Gubana over the death of his son and also prayed for the quick recovery of those who sustained injuries in the accident.
Buni also condoled with Maina Digma Gana, a member representing Fune state constituency, over the death of his daughter, as well as, the family of late Alh. Ado Garba.
The governor described the deaths as sad and shocking, adding that “is the will of Allah (SWT), our creator”.
“It is their appointed time to depart the World and we pray to Allah (SWT) to forgive their shortcomings and grant them eternal rest in Aljannatu Firdausi.
“May Allah also grant their families, the fortitude to bear the huge loss.” Buni said.