Gov. Sani Bello mourns over death of ex-federal lawmaker, Hon. Shaba Isah Ibn Bello


Gov. Sani Bello:  deceased served the nation diligently, selflessly

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has condoled with the people of the state, particularly the Bida/Gbako/Katcha constituents on the death of a former federal lawmaker, Alhaji Shaba Isah Ibn Bello, popular called (Bandollia.)

The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mary Noel-Berge, said the government and people of Niger state are deeply pained by the death of the former lawmaker, describing his death as a national loss, adding that he served the nation at the lower legislative chamber diligently and selflessly.

According to the statement, the governor is, however, consoled by the fact that late Isah Ibn Bello left an indelible mark on the sands of time. 

“We accept the fact that death is a necessary end for all mortals. He lived an exemplary and most inspiring life; he motivated and touched many lives in so many places, now he’s suddenly gone!

“We testify to his patriotism to administrative and legislative duties for the benefit of the people of Niger state and Nigerians,” the governor said.

He prayed Allah (SWT) to grant the soul of the deceased Aljannah Firdausi, and give his family and the people of his constituency the fortitude to bear the loss. 

Late Shaba Isah died in the early hours of Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Minna during a brief illness.

Late Shaba Isah, grassroots politician

Born in 1963, late Shaba Isah, was a grassroots politician who held various political offices including, vice chairman Bida Local Government Council , Education Inspector, Bida local government Education Authority, member State House of Assembly, Chairman Katcha Local Government Council and member Representing Bida/Gbako/katcha Federal constituency at the National Assembly.. 

Late Shaba Isah ibn Isah, was the Coordinator, National Assembly Matters. 

He left behind a wife, and four children. He has since been buried according to Muslim rites


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