Hassan Sule, son of the governor abdullah sule from Nasarawa state killed.
The governor’s chief press secretary, Ibrahim Addra, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lafia, the state capital.
Addra said the deceased died Thursday night after he was discovered unconscious outside his apartment and taken to hospital where he was confirmed dead.
According to the CPS, Hassan’s remains will later be taken to Gudi, Akwanga local government area of the state to be buried according to Islamic rites.
NAN reports that Hassan, who has a twin sister, Hussaina, has died at the age of 36.
Addra had earlier issued a statement announcing the death of the governor’s son.
The statement read: “His Excellency Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor of Nasarawa State, on behalf of his family, announces the sudden passing of his son, Hassan Sule, whose sad event occurred on Thursday, January 26, 2023.
Hassan died at the age of 36.
“The late Hassan will lay in rest at Gudi, Akwanga Local Government Area today, Friday at 10 am.”
Nasarawa speaker is in mourning
Nasarawa House Speaker Ibrahim Abdullahi described Hassan’s death as a shocking, painful and colossal loss for the state.
The speaker made it known in a statement that he signed and made available to journalists in Lafia on Friday.
Mr. Abdullahi described Hassan as a promising, humble and beloved young man, and prayed to God to forgive his shortcomings, grant him paradise and comfort the family.
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He expressed his condolences to the Governor, his wife, Silifat Sule, the entire family and the state in general for the great loss.
He pointed out that death awaits all mortals and it will happen when God so wishes.
He urged Mr. Sule, his family, friends and all the people of Nasarawa to see Hassan’s death as God’s will.
We must continue to pray for the rest of his soul.
“We woke up this morning to the sad and shocking news of our beloved son, Hassan.
“What can we say, Almighty God is the only one who gives and takes life, this is one more death at this time, it is very shocking, painful and colossal.
“May Allah Almighty accept all his good deeds, forgive his shortcomings and grant him paradise as his final abode and comfort us all,” the speaker added.
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