Kaduna - The wife of late Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State, Amina has
described the last moment spent with her husband as a "blessed one.’’
She stated this on Sunday in Kaduna, during the Eucharistic Mass at St. Patrick’s Chaplaincy, Government House.
Amina said the usual routine for them was to offer private prayer
every morning, before joining the daily celebration of mass at 6 am at
She said that on Saturday, she was unable to say the usual prayers
with her husband because she was down with catarrh, which made her very
The bereaved widow said the late Yakowa then woke her up, urged her
to get well soon so that she can join him in the thanksgiving service of
the President's wife, Dame Patience Jonathan scheduled to hold on
She described her marriage to the late governor as a happy one.
In his homily, the Archbishop of Kaduna, Rev. Matthew Ndagoso,
described the late governor as a dedicated man who used his position to
promote peace, unity and development in the state.
Ndagoso advised the family and people in the state not to despair,
but rather be positive as the late governor had lived a good life worthy
The archbishop tasked Yakowa’s successor to continue with the projects initiated by his predecessor.
On his part, Joseph Hayab, the Special Adviser, Christian
Affairs, to Yakowa, described the late governor as an incorruptible,
hardworking and dedicated person.