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Gombe Governor mourns as six family members die in fatal road accident

The governor of Gombe State, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has expressed sadness following the death of six family members of the Maidalan Gombe, Ahmad Shehu.

It was gathered that the passengers tragically lost their lives in an auto accident along the Azare-Gombe Road on Sunday, 14th of April 2024.

Director-General Press Affairs of the governor, Ismaila Misilli, in a statement, conveyed Yahaya’s expression of deep sorrow.

Governor Yahaya, who attended the funeral prayers alongside the Emir of Gombe, Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar III, described the incident as devastating and extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.

He said; “Our heartfelt condolences to Maidalan Gombe and the entire bereaved family members during this incredibly difficult time.

“The loss of six family members in such a tragic road accident is not only a profound loss to your family but it also deeply affects the entire Gombe people.

“Words cannot adequately express the sorrow felt for the immense grief you and your loved ones are experiencing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you pass through this heartbreaking time.”

He also prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased and urged Allah to forgive their shortcomings and reward their good deeds with Aljannat Firdaus.