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Kogi governor Bello losses mother

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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State

By Kola Adeyemi

Hajia Hauwau Bello, mother of governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, died on Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 101.

A statement signed by the governor issued in Lokoja said that Hajia Hauwau died after a brief illness on Sunday at the age of 101 years.

“We are relieved that her passing was peaceful and painless,” Bello said in the statement.

According to him, she will be buried according to Islamic rites on Monday, March 16 at her residence in Nagazi, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.

She is survived by children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many adopted children.