From Noah Ebije, Kaduna

A northern group, Arewa Think Tank has consoled the governor of Kaduna State, Uba Sani over the death of his younger brother, Pharm. Mukhtar Lawal Ismail.

A statement on Sunday by the Chief Convener of Arewa Think Tank, Muhammad Alhaji Yakubu expressed sadness over the death of the governor’s younger brother, saying that his death occurred at a time the governor was in full spirit commissioning projects across the State ahead of one year anniversary in office.

Yakubu said the sad news came to Arewa Think Tank while its members were in top gear preparing to hold a lecture in honour of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s one year in office in a few days time where Governor Uba Sani is billed to be the Chief Host.

“There is no better time for anyone, no matter how highly placed in the society, to lose loved ones to the cold hand of death. Your Excellency, accept our condolences and empathy over this great loss. We are with you in prayers and spirit.

Related News

“We pray to Allah to forgive the deceased his shortcomings, grant him Jannah and give the governor and his entire family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

“May Allah continue to give Governor Uba Sani the strength, wisdom and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and forge ahead with State activities, believing that his humble brother is resting in the bosom of Allah, because from Allah we come, and to Him, we shall return one day”. The statement said.

Governor Sani announced the passing away of his younger brother in a statement, saying, “It is with a profound sense of loss but total submission to the will of Almighty Allah that I announce the passing away of my younger brother, Pharm. Mukhtar Lawal Ismail.

“He was a humble, resourceful and committed professional. He will be sorely missed. May Allah forgive his shortcomings, grant him Jannah and give us his loved ones the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”

VERIFIED: Nigerians (home & diaspora) can now be paid in US Dollars. Earn up to $17,000 (₦27 million) with premium domains. Click here to start