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Late Wife Of Kaninkon Chief Was Women, Youth Mobiliser For Peace – el-Rufai



…Condoles Family In Jema’a

By MSUE AZA, Kaduna

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has extended his condolence to the Chief of Kaninkon, His Royal Highness Tanko Tete, over the death of his wife, Mrs Laraba Tanko Tete.

Samuel Aruwan, Governor El-Rufai’s spokesperson,who disclosed this in a statement issued shortly after the Kaduna State delegation visited the traditional ruler in his palace,said she was committed to mobilising women and youth for peace, tolerance and the common good.

The Governor, who commiserated with the paramount ruler of Kaninkon chiefdom in Jema’ a Loca Government Area, described the deceased as a God-fearing woman who made sacrifices for the peace and development of not only the Chiefdom but the state in general.

He said, the deceased left at a time her services and deep commitment are needed in consolidating peace in the chiefdom and the state at large.

The statement quoted the governor as saying: “I received with shock the news of the departure of the wife of the Chief of Kaninkon. She has been a pillar to His Royal Highness in the different capacities in which he diligently served the state, until his retirement and subsequent appointment as chief of the Kaninkon .

“Government appreciates her immense contributions to peace. She was committed to mobilising women and youth for peace, tolerance and the common good.

“On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, I pray the Almighty to give  His Royal Highness, the immediate family and the entire chiefdom the fortitude to bear the loss. May her soul rest in peace. Amen.” the statement said




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