Vice President Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo has condoled with the Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III over the loss of Hajiya Hafsatu Abubakar the wife of the late Sultan of Sokoto Siddiq Abubakar III who died on Wednesday 15thof May 2013 at the age of 72 years after a brief Illness.
Arc Sambo described her death as a great loss not only to the Sultan, the entire family and the caliphate, but to the nation as a whole, considering her motherly role and prayed Almighty Allah (SWT) to grant her soul eternal rest and for the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
In a related development, Arc Sambo also commiserates with the Emir of Kano HRH Alh (Dr) Ado Bayero, over the death of his wife Hajiya Rabi Bayero
The Vice president described both deaths as a tragic loss to the country considering their supportive role in the attainment of their traditional responsibility to the people. He prayed for the repose of their gentle souls and for Allah SWT to grant the families the fortitude to bear the
“I deeply commiserate with the Sultan of Sokoto and the Emir of Kano over the sad incidences of the loss of their loved ones. May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace and May Allah SWT grant them Aljannah Firdaus and their families the fortitude to bear this loss.” Said the vice president
Hajiya Rabi Bayero, popularly called Uwar Sauro died Aged 67, on Thursday night and was buried on Friday according to Islamic rites.