By Christiana Ekpa
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase has commiserated with foremost industrialist and billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote over the death of some members of his family.
Wase in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, Wase described the death of Aliko’s cousin, Madugu Dantata, his uncle Murtala Dantata and Saidu Fanta, as a painful loss not only to Dantata family, the people of Kano state, but to the entire nation.
“I wish to express my heartfelt deepest sympathy to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Dantata family and the good people of Kano state over these irreparable losses. I prayed to Allah to grant them Jannatil Firdaus for the departed souls.
Wase said as family members, friends and associates mourn the departed souls, they will be remembered for their contribution to the nation economy, indelible achievements and notable contributions to development of Nigeria in general.
While praying to Allah to reward their good deeds with Jannat, Wase prayed to God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss.