Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has donated a house worth N7 million to the family of the late Muhammad Ali, who was accidentally hit by a mine-resistant vehicle of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu in August last year.
The Emir of Damatul Alhaji Shehu Hashimi II, Ibn Umar Al Amin El Kanemi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Religious Affairs Ustaz, presented the children with cash assistance and home documents on behalf of Governor Buni. Baba Gana Kyari sympathized with her family and prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased.
Kyari said the cash and other assistance was not given as a kickback for the loss of breadwinners, but as a consolation to alleviate hardship caused by the removal of oil subsidies, especially in Nigeria. He pointed this out and urged the widow to be careful.
Governor Buni also promised to sponsor the education of the late Isa’s children and meals for his pregnant wife.
In his address after presenting the donations to the children, Dr. Alhaji Shehu Hashimi II Ibn Umar Al-Amin El Kanemi, Emir of Damaturu, said that all living souls are destined to die. Told.
The King Father thanked Governor Mai Mara Buni for his actions and prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased.
The brief presentation ceremony held at the Palace of the Emir of Damaturu was attended by Brigadier General John Rodger, Special Assistant to the Governor on Security Affairs. Gen. Dahir Abdul Salam (Rtd), 233rd Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. G. Abdul and others.
The deceased is survived by his pregnant wife, four children, and his stepmother.
This sad development caused a stir on social media, with Damaturu residents demanding a proper investigation and compensation for the victim’s family.
Residents blamed the soldiers for their reckless driving and violation of traffic rules.