The Deputy Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, lost a son, Muazu Ibrahim Aliyu, 22, in an auto accident which occurred on Tuesday on Birnin Kebbi-Jega road.
Aliyu, who addressed reporters at his official residence in Birnin Kebbi, described the deceased as “a very religious and obedient boy who respected all.’’
He said the deceased was a 100 level Political Science undergraduate at the newly established Federal University, Birnin Kebbi,
He added that “I will forever remember him as somebody close to me.’’
The deputy governor said that his late son died along with his friend, Mubarak Bagudo, an undergraduate of Alhikmah University in Kwara State.
“Only one of them survived the accident and is currently receiving medical attention at the Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi,” he said.
Meanwhile, top government officials and personalities had been trooping to the residence of the deputy governor to sympathise and condole with the family over the death. (NAN)