The former governor of Sokoto state, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has lost his beloved daughter, Sadiya Magatakarda Wamakko to the cold hands of death during childbirth.
The leading Nigerian politician has been thrown into a state of mourning and despair ever since the demise of his 23 year old daughter, Sadiya at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, after experiencing complications from childbirth.
Her funeral prayer was conducted on Thursday night at the residence of Senator Wamakko, Sahabi Dange, road, Gawon Nama, Sokoto. The prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Sultan Bello Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Liman Malami Shehu Akwara.
The funeral prayer had in attendance Senator Wamakko, former Deputy Governor and National Commissioner, National Population Commission, Alhaji Chiso Abdullahi Dattijo, as well as another former Deputy Governor and Executive Secretary, Police Trust Fund , Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto.
Other dignitaries who attended the funeral included Magajin Garin Sokoto and Magajin Rafin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Danbaba and Alhaji Rilwanu Bello, respectively.
See the pictures from the funeral service below;