Hon. Zakaria Dauda Nyampa, the member-elect to represent Madagali/Michika of Adamawa State at the lower chamber lost his mother.
The Honourable Member confirmed the passing on of his mother Maryamu Dauda Nyampa on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. She was 60 years old.
Posted on his Facebook page, Hon. Zakaria described his mother as a quintessential woman, devout Christian who devoted her lifetime to the service of God and humanity.
“Yesterday, April 15th 2019 was the day that has pleased our Good Lord to call my sweet mom home. It was very hard on me, my siblings and all those that knew Hajjà.
“She was the umbrella of our family and is highly accommodating of all and sundry. We will surely miss her but will be dearly comforted by the exemplary life she has lived and the numerous lives she has touched while she was here with us. Rest in perfect peace my Hajja, my beloved momma”. Zakaria posted.
Funeral details would be announced by the family at a later date.
In other news:
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri was in Michika local government on Tuesday to witness the burial ceremony of late Baba Bulama Dauda Nyampa who died on Sunday this week in Michika.
The decease was a father to Honourable Zakariya Dauda Nyampa member House of Representatives for Michika and Madagali Federal Constituency
The Governor was accompanied on the condolence visit by the Secretary to the State Government SSG Alhaji Bashir Ahmad and Alhaji Hamza Bello State Organizing Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP among others.
Speaking during the ceremony, Governor Umaru Fintiri described the death of Baba Bulama as a great loss not only to his family but the state and the country in general.
Alhaji Umaru Fintiri explained that late Baba Bulama Dauda Nyampa left behind a Sound legacy for the immediate and the larger Adamawa Family to emulate.
The Governor prayed to God to grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest and the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable lost.
Governor Umaru Fintiri used the medium to reiterate the commitment of his administration to the security of lives and property of the citizenry.
He further stressed that the state government will use the powers within its purview to ensure lasting peace in Michika and environs devastated by insurgency.
He however said that his administration will focus on delivering a purposeful leadership by equipping the healthcare system among other numerous sectors in the state.
In his speech, the member in the State House of Assembly representing Michika Constituency Mr Joseph Ayuba Kwada prayed to God to forgive the shortcomings of the decease.
On his part, the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC Comrade Emmanuel Fashe described the decease as a lovely father and adviser to everyone.
In their separate remarks, Mr Ezekiel Kwaji, Mr Emmanuel Kwaji, Mr Mohammed Batishi and Comrade Luka Danbaba applauded the legacies left by the decease and consoled the family.
In a vote of thanks on behalf of the family of the decease, Mr Jauro Isa thanked the Governor for the condolence visit and prayed for the success of the present administration.
Late Baba Bulama Dauda Nyampa died at the age of seventy-two after a protracted illness and left behind thirteen children, thirty grand children and one great grand child.