Governor Inuwa Mourns Gombe Pilgrims Welfare Board Member, Abdul-rahman Maigona

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe) has received with sadness, the news of the death of an Islamic scholar and member of Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Sheikh Abdul-rahman Umar Maigona.

According to a press release on Thursday, 14th July 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that Sheikh Maigona died earlier today in Makkah, Saudi Arabia where he went on pilgrimage.

Governor Inuwa who expressed profound grief over the cleric’s demise described the late Chief Imam of Izala mosque number 8 as a great scholar, who lived a simple life and spent a greater part of his life propagating Islamic ideals and guiding people in the service of Almighty Allah and the path of prophet Muhammad ( SAW).

He said his death is a huge loss, not only to the deceased’s immediate family but to the entire state and the nation.

The Governor extended the condolences of the Government and people of Gombe state to the bereaved family, his associates, including the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, and the management and staff of Gombe State University where the deceased served as a lecturer at the department of Islamic studies as well as the entire Muslim ummah in the state.

He prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive his Shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Aljannat Firdaus.

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