Chairman, North-Central Governors’ Forum mourns father of Kwara state Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq


Gov. Sani Bello:  The deceased lived a fulfilled life

Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum, and Governor 
of Niger state, Abubakar Sani Bello, has commiserated with the Government and people of Kwara state, over the death of Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq, SAN, (OFR), father of Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

Gov. Sani Bello in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mary Noel-Berje, described the death of Alhaji  AbdulRazaq as a loss not only to Kwara state, but to the entire Northern Region as the deceased was the first lawyer in the Region.

The governor while sympathizing with his Kwara state counterpart, urged him to take solace in Almighty Allah as “He is the one that gives and takes life, adding that the late jurist lived a fulfilled life; promoting the development and growth of the region as well as the country at large.”

The deceased: AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq

He said though his wise counsel and elderly advice would be greatly missed, Gov. Sani Bello prayed Allah to forgive the deceased his shortcomings on earth and reward him with ‘Aljannatu Firdausi’ as well as give the family and well wishers the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Born in 1927, Late Pa Folorunsho AbdulRazaq, was the Mutawali of Ilorin, the Tafida of Zazzau (Zaria), and was the Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers.

He died in the early hours of Saturday, July 25, 2020.

The deceased was survived by an aged wife Alhaja Raliat AbdulRazaq, children among them is the incumbent Gov. of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and many grand children.


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