The three day Fidda’u prayer over the demise of Shehu Bagudu, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu’s younger brother, has attracted hundreds of mourners and sympathisers, including the State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Samaila Yombe Dabai.
The prayer which took place at 5:00 pm, at the family house of late Bagudu, in Kofar Kola, was also attended by important personalities from all walks of life,from both within and outside the state.
Seven Imams, that included: Malam Ibrahim, Malam Altine Kalgo, Chief Imam of Kalgo Mosque,Malam Bala Sarkin Aski, Chief Imam of Makerar Gandu Mosque and Malam Bello Maidamma offered prayers for the repose of the soul of the deceased.
Others were: Malam Zaki Gwandu,Malam Muhammadu Dan Isah and Sarkin Malaman Suru.
The Imams, one after the other, who offered special prayers for the repose of the soul of late Shehu Bagudu, beseeched the Almighty Allah to forgive his shortcomings, as well as grant him eternal rest, in Aljannar Firdaus.
They also prayed for the entire family of late Bagudu to have the caurage, to bear the irreparable loss.
Among the important personalities who attended the prayers were the Secretary to the State Government, Babale Umar Yauri, Acting Head of Service, Alhaji Safiyanu Bena, Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries, Special Advisers, local Government Chairmen, Sarkin Kabin Jega, Alhaji Bawa Arzika, traditional and religious leaders, Alhaji Sani Hukuma Zauro, Chairman of APC Elders Committee, businessmen, representatives of groups and associations.
The Fidda’u prayer was presided by Hon. Bello Bagudu, Wakilin Gwandu, the elder brother of Governor Atiku Bagudu, which was also attended by the younger brother to the deceased, Alhaji Ibrahim Bagudu,(Sarkin Samarin Gwandu).
Alhaji Shehu Bagudu, younger brother to Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, passed-away thisTuesday, in Abuja, following a brief illness, at the age of 53, leaving behind one wife and five children.
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