Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has condoled with the family of a retired Customs officer, Alhaji Faruk Umaru, and his wife, Hajiya Nasara, who died in a fire outbreak, on Sunday.
Daily Sun gathered that late Umaru passed away at age of 63, while his wife, Nasara, died at age 53, in a fire outbreak that razed their house. The wife until her death was the Executive Secretary in the Primary School Staff Pension Board and she had 13 children.
Bagudu expressed his sympathy to the entire family and prayed to God to be with their children as he condoles with the family. He also joined other Islamic clerics for three days prayer session, prayed for the repose of the soul of the victims.
The prayer session was attended by members of the state executive council, state House of Assembly members, politicians, traditional rulers as well as top government functionaries.