By Temitope Hassan
The Nasarawa State governor, Engr Abdullahi A. Sule has lost his son, Alhaji Hassan AA Sule.
It was gathered that the governor’s son died in Lafia in the late hours of Thursday, January 26, 2023.
The deceased who got married to his first wife, Hajiya Sule, in June last year was Governor Sule’s eldest son. Hassan aged 36.
The demise of the governor’s son was confirmed in a statement made available to newsmen in Lafia on Friday, January 27, 2023, by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Ibrahim Addra.
The statement read, “His Excellency, Abdullahi A. Sule, the Governor of Nasarawa State, on behalf of his family, announces the sudden demise of his son, Hassan Sule, whose sad event occurred on Thursday, January 26, 2023.
“Hassan died at the age of 36. The late Hassan will be laid to rest in Gudi, Akwanga Local Government Area today, Friday at 10am.”
Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman of Akwanga Local Government Area, Safiyanu Andaha, has expressed deep shock on the passing of the governor’s son and commiserated with his family over Hassan’s demise.
“On behalf of my family, Akwanga LGA and the people of Mada land, I wish to extend our deepest condolences to Governor Abdullahi Sule, his family and the entire Gudi traditional council for this irreparable loss.”
A condolence message signed by the Publisher of Eggonnews, Matthew Kuju and made available to newsmen, reads: “it is with pains in our hearts to learn of the passage of your dear son, Hassan. No doubt, it is very painful when a father has to bury a son, but only Allah can explain such happenings.
“We pray May Allah raise him among the righteous and grant him aljannah Firdausi, and may Allah grant the family the fortitude to bear this painful demise.
In a similar message, the Honourable member representing Lafia North Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Hon. Barr. Muhammed Ibrahim Alkali said he received with great shock the passing of the Son of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State Alh. Hassan Abdullahi Sule.
In the Condolence message to the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, His Excellency Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, the Lawmaker described the death of the governor’s Son as a colossal loss not only to Nasarawa State but the Nation at large.
Hon. Alkali prayed God almighty to forgive the deceased all his short comings and grant him Aljanatul Firdaus as his final abode.