The All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has lost his father.
This was contained in an announcement made by the Senator in Abuja on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
The lawmaker said his late father, Alhaji Ali Buba Ndume, would be buried later in the day, in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
“This is to regrettably announce the death of Alhaji Ali Buba Ndume, father of senator Mohammed Ali Ndume. He died this morning in Maiduguri.
“May Allah SWT forgive his shortcomings and comfort his family for this irreplaceable loss.
“The funeral prayer for the repose of the soul of late Alhaji Ali Buba Ndume, father of senator Mohammed Ali Ndume is schedule to take place today by 4pm at Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume residence, Damboa road near NTA Maiduguri office,” the statement read.
Meanwhile, the Senate has suspended its Tuesday’s sitting and adjourned till Wednesday in honour of a member of the House of Representatives, Jude Ise-Idehen, who died recently.
The motion for adjournment was moved by the Leader of the Senate, Ajayi Boroffice at plenary.