PHOTOS: Burial of former Deputy Governor, Garba Gadi, in Bauchi
The former Deputy Governor of Bauchi State late Alh. Muhammad Garba Gadi has been buried according to Muslim rites earlier today at his hometown of Azare amidst thousands of sympathizers.
Governor Mohammed A. Abubakar attended the Janaza prayer along with top government functionaries including the Chief of Staff Government House, Bauchi Arch. Audu Sule Katagum.
Mr. Abubakar described the late Gadi as "one of the most transparent, honest and trustworthy individuals" he has ever met and that he was to him a father figure that he always looked up to. The Governor described his death as a monumental loss to all progressive politicians and the nation in general.
Also at the Janaza was the Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kawuwa Shehu Damina and the Emir of Misau, His Royal Highness Alh. Ahmed Sulaiman among others.