Former Sokoto Governor, Aliyu Wamakko loses 23-year-old daughter

Sokoto State former Governor, Aliyu Wamakko, on Thursday, lost his daughter, Sadiya Wamakko over complications arising from childbirth.

Sadiya died at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, at the age of 23.

She was buried Thursday night at the residence of Senator Wamakko, Sahabi Dange, road, Gawon Nama, Sokoto, after funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Sultan Bello Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Liman Malami Shehu Akwara.

The funeral prayer was attended by Senator Wamakko, former Deputy Governor and National Commissioner, National Population Commission, Alhaji Chiso Abdullahi Dattijo, as well as another former Deputy Governor and Executive Secretary, Police Trust Fund , Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto.

Other dignitaries who attended the funeral  were Magajin Garin Sokoto and Magajin Rafin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Danbaba and Alhaji Rilwanu Bello, respectively.

Wamakko is currently the chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption.

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