Lalong condoles with family of late federal lawmaker Maitala

Gov. Simon Lalong of , has condoled with the family of Hon. Haruna Maitala, the member representing Jos North/Bassa at the Assembly, who died along with his son and two aides, in an , on .

The governor who visited the residence of the deceased, on Sunday, in Jos, described the death of the lawmaker, who was on his to attend the wedding of his son, as tragic and painful.

He urged the family to accept the death of the legislator in good faith, and consider it as an act of God, saying that Maitala had done his best in his various endeavors, while charging those he left behind to continue his legacies of kindness, love and sacrifice

Also speaking, during the visit, the Emir of Wase, Alhaji Muhammadu Sambo, said Maitala was a lover of peace and a philanthropist, who served his and the with passion.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that the governor was accompanied on the condolence visit the Deputy Governor, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, to the government, Prof. Danladi Abok Atu, and some members of his cabinet.

Prayers were offered for the repose of the souls of the deceased. (NAN)