Rep. Gaya loses father
| By Abba Dukawa
The death of Alhaji Mahmud Isma’il Abdullahi Maje Karofi has been announced.
Late Maje Karofi died on Friday after protracted illness at the age of 103.
The deceased survived by his wife Hajiya Mama and 21 children among them is Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya, member representing Albasu, Gaya and Ajingi Federal Constituency In the House of Representatives.
He has since been buried according to Islamic rites.
May Allah grant his family the fortitude to bear the lost.
Among these that attended the deceased funeral were Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru, former Kano state Deputy, Governor Prof Hafiz Abubakar, House of Representative House leader, Hon. Alasan Ado Doguwa, Speaker Abdul-azeez Garba Gafasa, former Senior Special Adviser ro the President on National Assembly Matter Hon. Abdurahaman Kawu Sumaila and Alhaji Aminu Babba Dan-aAgundi.
Hon. Doguwa described late Maje Karofi death as a great loss not only to his family but to the entire community, noting that the deceased was a distinguished forestry officer and remarkable public officer who served his state and his immediate community with dedication.
He prayed to Allah to forgive all his shortcomings.