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Late Dasuki's family commends Gov Tambuwal

24 November 2016, 21:07

Sokoto - The Family of late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki has commended the Sokoto State Government for ensuring a befitting burial for their patriarch.

The family also commended Gov. Aminu Tambuwal for his solidarity and guidance during the mourning period.

The Sardauna of Sokoto and former Minister of Finance, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, said this when he led members of the family and other leaders from the Buhari ruling House of the Sokoto Caliphate, to Government House Sokoto, on Thursday.

Alhaji said Tambuwal had exhibited statesmanship during the period which they would cherish forever.

He described the late Dasuki as a distinguished Nigerian who was committed to the service and unity of the nation.

Also read: Late Col. Abu Ali for burial today as Buhari mourns fallen officers 

Responding, Tambuwal urged them to unite and continue with the good works started by the late 18th Sultan of Sokoto.

“Sultan Dasuki cared about the unity of Nigeria and the Muslim Ummah (Community).

“You have a huge task ahead of you, but with steadfastness and unity of purpose, you will achieve your aims,’’ Tambuwal said.

He urged them to be united at all times, adding that the state government would continue to cherish the deceased’s contributions to the development of the state.

Others on the delegation are: Alhaji Abdulsamad Dasuki, Alhaji Buhari Dasuki, Abba Dasuki and other leaders from the Buhari ruling House of the Sokoto Caliphate to which late Dasuki belonged. 

 

- NAN

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