Less than 24 hours after former Gombe State Governor, Senator Danjuma
Goje buried the remains of his wife, Hajiya Fatima Yelwa Goje, another
Senator, Gilbert Nnaji has also buried his wife, Ann.
Senator Goje’s wife, Hajiya Yelwa died last Monday while abroad where
she sought medical attention, while Mrs Nnaji died in a foreign
hospital after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment.
Nnaji is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Communications.
Tears flowed freely at Nike in Enugu State on Friday, November 10,
2017 as the remains of the deceased, whose mother was still alive, were
laid to rest.
Saraki and deceased’s mother
Wife of the Senate President and Chair, Forum of Senators’ Wives, Mrs
Toyin Saraki, also led members of the Forum to condole with the family
of the deceased.
Mrs. Saraki and other wives of Senators of the 8th Senate paid their
last respects and prayers were offered for her husband, Senator Gilbert
Nnaji (Enugu East), her children, aged mother, the entire family and the
people of Enugu East Senatorial District.
Senators Wives present at the funeral
Mrs. Saraki was received on arrival in Enugu by the Wife of the Deputy
Senate President, Lady Nwanneka Ekweremadu. On the delegation to Enugu
were Mrs. Rachel Owan-Enoh, Haj. Bilkisu Kyari, Mrs. Uchenna Utazi, Mrs.
Flora Abaribe, Mrs. Bolanle Ibrahim, Mrs. Agwuye Atai Ali, Dr. Sa’adatu
Sabi Abdullahi, Haj Zhikrah Akanbi, and Mrs. Ebi Foster Ogola.
Source: kemi ashefon