Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has expressed shock over the report of the sudden death of the member representing Shinkafi at the state House of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad G. Ahmad which sad event occurred yesterday.
The Governor who was looking visibly disturbed said the lawmaker had actively participated in all the activities that took place during the defection ceremony on Tuesday only for him to cut off with his death a few hours later.
He prayed for Allah to grant the deceased Jannatul Firdaus and give his family, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
According to the statement by the Director General Press Affairs to the Governor Malam Yusuf Idris Gusau the Governor personally attended the funeral activities of the deceased which took place at the Shiekh Umar Kanoma Jumu’at mosque along Sokoto bye pass road
In his condolence message, the Governor described late Muhammad G Ahmad as an honest and hardworking person that gave his valuable contributions to the development of the state.
His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Abdullahi Fodio Islamic Center, Sheikh Ahmad Bin Umar Kanoma and was attended by the Former Governors, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima and Alhaji Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Speaker Zamfara State House Assembly Hon Nasiru Maazu Magarya, Senator Sahabi Ya’u Kaura, Senator Lawali Hassan Dan-Iya and Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha.
Other includes Former Deputy Governor, Hon Muktar Ahmad Anka, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda Gusau, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Hon Aminu Sanin Jaji, former Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon Sanusi Garba Rikiji, Acting Secretary to the State Government and Head of Service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe and Members of the State House of Assembly among others