From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has condoled with the people of the state and in particular Bida/Gbako/Katcha constituents on the death of a former federal law maker at the Lower Chamber, Alhaji Shaba Isah Ibn Bello, popular called (Bandollia.)
The Governor said the government and people of Niger State are deeply pained by the death of the former lawmaker describing his death as a national loss, owing to the fact that he served the nation at the lower legislative chamber diligently and selflessly.
This was contained in a press statement issued by governor’s press secretary Mrs Mary Noel Berje, consoled that late Isah Ibn Bello left an indelible mark on the sands of time.
“We accept the fact that death is a necessary end for all mortals. He lived an exemplary and most inspiring life; he motivated and touched many lives in so many places, now he’s suddenly gone! We testify to his patriotism to administrative and legislative duties for the benefit of the people of Niger State and Nigerians,” he said.
He then prayed to Allah (SWT) to grant the soul of the deceased Aljannah Firdausi and give his family and the people of his Constituency the fortitude to bear the loss.
Late Shaba Isah died in the early hours of Saturday 20th June, 2020, in Minna after a brief illness.
Born in 1963, late Shaba Isah was a grassroot politician who held various political Offices including, Vice Chairman Bida Local Government Council , Education Inspector, Bida local government Education Authority, Member State House of Assembly, Chairman Katcha Local Government Council and Member Representing Bida/Gbako/katcha Federal constituency at the National Assembly.
Late shaba Isah ibn Isah was the Coordinator, National Assembly Matters who left behind a wife and four (4) children. He has since been buried according to Muslim rites.