Mother of the Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Hajiya Fatima Ahmadu Badami is dead.
A statement signed by Director General, Media and Communications to governor Fintiri, Solomom Kumangar said the deceased died at the ripe age of 68.
” Adamawa State has been thrown into mourning as the Mother of the Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri passes on,” the statement said.
According to the statement, Hajiya Fatima Badami died at the Federal Medical Centre Yola while undergoing treatment from a protracted illness.
” The Late Hajiya Fatimah Umaru Badami is survived by Her Son, the number One Citizen of Adamawa State, His Excellency Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and 4 grandchildren, siblings and close relations.
” Her death at this critical moment creates a huge vacuum not only for the immediate family but, the entire State.
She was a strong pillar in Her Community, a disciplinarian and devout Muslim.
” The Governor has taken the death in his stride but will require the prayers of all citizens for God to grant the mother peaceful repose while granting him the fortitude to bear the great loss,” the statement said.