By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
The Lokoja Forum Of Patriots, (LFP), organizers of Lokoja Boat Regatta, has sent condolences to the FCT Minister Of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, on the death of her mother, Hajiya Zainab Sidi Ali.
Hajiya Zainab reportedly died peacefully in her sleep on September 20, 2022 at 85.
Condoling with Dr Aliyu, the government and people of Kogi state, LFP, in a statement by its Chairman, Alhaji Idris Baba’Ango, in Lokoja on Thursday, urged her and members of her family to take solace in the fact that their mother lived a good life during which she made invaluable contributions to the course of humanity.
The Forum paid glowing tribute to Hajiya Zainab for being a good mother and joined the family and people of Kogi State to mourn the departed matriarch of the Sidi Ali family.
According to the statement, the family should be consoled in the fact that their mother lived to witness the successes of her children, including the emergence of Dr Aliyu as minister.
“We received the news of the demise of your beloved mother with sadness, but we are consoled by the fact that she lived a life of dedicated service to God and humanity.
“Hajiya Zainab Sidi Ali was a strong pillar in her community, a disciplinarian and a devout Muslim and would be missed by all those whose lives she affected in many ways.
“We share in your sorrow and pains at this period and we pray that God will grant you and the family the courage to bear the loss, and we also pray for the repose of the soul of your departed mother,” the statement added.