Just in: Governor Fintiri loses father

 Just in: Governor  Fintiri loses father

So sad as Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has lost his father.

The nation reported that his father, Alhaji Umaru Badami, died on Sunday after a protracted illness at the age of  82.

The Director-General of Media and Communications of Government House, Yola, Solomon Kumangar, who made the official announcement in a statement to newsmen Sunday afternoon, said the governor’s father died at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, at 2.30 pm.

Kumangar said the deceased was an ex-service man who retired from the Nigerian Army in 1984.

He added that the funeral prayer would take place by 4pm at the Lamido’s Palace, Yola.

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