Niger NLC condoles with Dep. Gov. over wife’s death


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Niger, has condoled with Mr Yakubu Garba, Deputy Governor of the state over the death of his wife, Hajiya Zainab Garba.

Chairman of NLC in Niger, Mr Orders Lafene, led the members of the union to the residence of the deputy governor on a condolence visit in Minna on Wednesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased died on Tuesday during a brief illness and had been buried according to islamic rites.

Lafene explained that the visit was to condole with the deputy governor who was from the labour family over the demise of his wife.

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“We have come to condole him over the loss of his wife, this is because the deputy governor is one of us, we come from the labour family.

“We mobilise all the labour family to condole with him and register our sympathy, the death of the deceased is a great loss,” he said.

Lafene encouraged the deputy governor to take heart, adding that it was God that gives and takes, and that death was inevitable. (NAN)

By Rita Iliya

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