Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno was in Ilorin on Sunday, to condole Gov. Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Razaq who lost his father, AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq (SAN).
The Elder statesman, AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq died on Saturday the age of 93.
Zulum had established close relationship with the Kwara Governor back in August 2019, when both leaders accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to Japan for the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development. It was the first presidential trip for both APC Governors serving their first term.
Governor Zulum, who held series of Meetings in Maiduguri from 10am to 2pm, departed Maiduguri airport in company of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, and APC State Chairman, Ali Bukar Dalori.
Others in the governor’s entourage include Rep. AbdulKadir Rahis, Architect Yerima Saleh, Dr. Babagana Mustapha,Sheikh Modu Mustapha and Alhaji Yusuf Alao.
Zulum was received at the Government House, Ilorin, by Governor Abdul-Razaq.
Sheikh Modu Mustapha led Zulum’s delegation in prayers for the repose of AbdulGaniyu Abdul-Razaq.
Zulum described the late father as a legend whose lifetime was of huge impact.
The host Governor thanked Governor Zulum for the visit and drove the visiting Governor in private vehicle to the Ilorin international airport.