By Usman Usman Garba
Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed his shock over the death of 17 men who were involved and died in an accident along Kano-Zaria highway, yesterday.
“Their death came to us very shocking. This is a great loss not only to their families or to the people of Sani Mainagge, of Gwale Local Government Area where they came from, but to all of us, the government and the people of Kano state,” he said.
He sympathised that, the incident was an act of Allah, Alone, “Only Him can forgive them abundantly. We are therefore praying to Allah Almighty to grant them Jannatul Fiddaus. May He forgive their wrongdoings and may He give their families the fortitude to bear the loss,” he prayed.
“I am therefore, on behalf of the government and people of Kano state, commiserating with their families, people of Sani Mainagge, Gwale LG, friends and well wishers. Ours is to continue praying for the departed souls. Allahu Akbar,” he said.