Member representing Albasu, Gaya and Ajingi Federal Constituency In The House Of Representative , Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya a member representing has announced the death of his father ,Alhaji Mahmud Ismaila Abdullahi Maje Karofi
Late Mahmud died on Friday after long protracted illness at the age of 103 .
The deceased left behind his wife Hajiya Mama and 21 children among are Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya , others and many grandchildren.
He has since been buried according to Islamic rite.
His burial rite was witnessed by prominent Nigerians include: Jigawa State governor Abubakar Badaru,Former Kano state Deputy Governor Prof Hafiz Abubakar, House of Representative House leader Hon Alasan Ado Doguwa, Speaker Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdul-aziz Garba Gafasa, former Senior Special Adviser To the President on National Assembly Matters, Hon. Abdurahaman Kawu Sumaila, Alhaji Aminu Babba Dan-agundi and many other dignitaries.
In his remarks,House Leader,Federal House of Representatives, Hon Alhassan Ado Doguwa described the late Alhaji Mahmud Ismaila Abdullahi Maje Karofi’s death as a great loss to not his family but to entire community,he said the deceased was a distinguished Forestry officer and remarkable public officer who served his state and his immediate community with dedication.
He prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive his shortscomings and the grant his family fortitude to bear the loss.