By Mohammed Salisu Sokoto
January 18, 2020
Ex-Transport Minister, Yusuf Suleiman, loses Mother
The Mother of the former Minister Transport , as well as Youths and Sports , Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, Hajiya Fatima, died in the early hours of Saturday, at her matrimonial home in Sokoto, at the ripe age of 91.
Her funeral prayer which was conducted at the Sultan Bello Mosque , Sokoto, was led by the Chief Imam of the Mosque , Sheikh Shehu Malami Akwara.
The prayer was attended by the Sultan of Sokoto,Alhaji Saad Abubakar, Police Affairs Minister, Alhaji Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi., former Defence and National Security Adviser, retired Genearl Ali Gusau, Senators Ibrahim Gobir , Adamu Aliero , as well as , former Senators Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura, TijjaniYahayya Kaura and. Abubakar Shehu Tambuwal and other members of the National and State Assemblies.
Others were former Adamawa State Governor , Bindow Jibrilla, APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, as well as former Deputy Governors of Sokoto State, Alhaji Chiso Dattijo Abdullahi and Ahmed Mohammed Gusau .
The funeral prayer was also attended by thousands of relatives and other sympsrhisers , among others .
The deceased is survived by Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman , his younger Sister , Aisha , several grand and great grand children .