Northern Governors’ Forum Chairman, Inuwa Yahaya Mourns Former Speaker Ghali Na’Abba

The Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ghali Umar Na’abba who died in the early hours of today at the age of 65 after a protracted illness.

A statement on Wednesday, 27th December 2023 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that Governor Inuwa, in a statement, described Na’abba as a fine gentleman, smart politician, and dogged leader who graced the Nigerian political landscape with courage and distinction, saying his tenure as Speaker epitomized dignity and honour in leadership.

“Rt. Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba’s legacy extends far beyond his time in office. His commitment to legislative independence and his contributions to fostering good governance in Nigeria are invaluable and will be fondly remembered”.

“Our hearts go out to the immediate family of the deceased and Nigerians in general in this time of immense loss. May we find solace and strength during this difficult period.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Gombe State, and indeed the entire Northern Governors, I extend our deepest condolences to members of the Na’Abba family, the Government and people of Kano State over this great loss.

“May Allah in his infinite mercy forgive the shortcomings of the deceased and reward his good deeds with Aljannat Firdaus”, the Governor prayed.