Sen. Dino Melaye has condoled with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi over his mother’s death.
The former senator prayed for eternal rest for the soul of Hajiya Hauwa’u Oziohu Bello.
The former PDP senator, who noted that no mother is old enough to die, also prayed for the governor and the family in his condolence message.
According to Sen. Melaye, “May the soul of the mother of Governor Yahaya Bello rests in peace.
“May God grant the governor and the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. No mother is old enough to die. My condolences.”
The death of Hajia Hauwau Bello has since been confirmed by Governor Yahaya Bello.
A statement personally signed by the governor stated that she 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 Governor Bello, she would be buried according to Islamic rites on Monday, March 16 at her residence in Nagazi, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.