Governor Inuwa Mourns, As Emir Of Funakaye Dies At 45

…Describes Monarch’s Death As Monumental Loss

Gombe State Governor,  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe) has described the demise of the Emir of Funakaye,  Alhaji Mu’azu Muhammad Kwairanga III as a monumental loss not only to his Emirate but to the entire state and nation. 

According to a press release on Sunday, 28th August 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that Governor Inuwa, while reacting to the sudden death of the royal father, said Gombe State has indeed lost one of its finest traditional rulers who worked relentlessly with other royal fathers in the state and offered counsels and fatherly guidance for the peace, unity,  growth, and development of the state in particular and Nigeria as a whole.

He described the late Emir as a humble, decent, and down-to-earth monarch who

cared for his subjects as well as the unity and progress of the state, describing his 16 months of reign as remarkably eventful.

The Governor, therefore, extended his heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Government and people of Gombe State, to the royal family, the people of Funakaye Emirate, the Chairman of Gombe state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar all as well as the entire state over the great loss,  praying Almighty Allah to grant the late royal father Aljannat Firdaus.

The late Alhaji Muazu Muhammad Kwairanga who was installed as the Emir of Funakaye by Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya in May 2021 died yesterday,  27th August  2022 at the age of 45.

As announced by the Funakaye Local Government and the Emirate Councils, the funeral prayers will take place today, Sunday, 28th August 2022 by 2:00 pm at the Emir’s palace in Bajoga, Funakaye Local Government Area, Gombe State.

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