From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has received with shock the sudden death of Alhaji Sagir Hamida who was killed by unknown gunmen near Abuja yesterday.
This was contained in a statement by the Director General Media Public Enlightenment and Communications, Government House Gusau, Yusuf Idris and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Monday.
The Governor said the death came to him with a rude shock as the deceased was one of the promising politicians the state had produced with a good vision for the enhancement of self reliance especially among the youth.
He said “Sagir Hamida will be remembered for his various contributions to the political and socio-economic growth of the state where he left a wide gap that will be difficult to fill”.
“The death is inevitable but loosing a worthy son like Sagir Hamida is a great loss and very painful and his contribution will remain indelible in the minds of the people of the state”.
Matawalle prayed Allah to accept his Shahadat and grant him Jannatu Firdaus.
The Governor also extended his heartfelt condolence to Gusau emirate Council, his immediate family, the good people and government of Zamfara and prayed Allah to give them the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.