Bello loses mom
By James Azania, Lokoja
The mom of the Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello has died.
She was aged 101.
Bello, in an announcement he personally signed in Lokoja, on Sunday, said that the deceased can be buried on Monday, at her residence in Nagazi, Okene LG.
The assertion reads: “With complete submission to the need of Allah, on behalf of the household of Alhaji Bello Ipemida Ochi, we remorse to announce the passing away of our matriarch, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello who answered the decision of Allah this night after a short sickness.
“We are relieved that her passing was peaceable and painless. Her funeral can be held on Monday, 16th of March, 2020 by 10am at her residence in Nagazi, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, in accordance with Islamic rites.
“Until her death, she was aged 101 and survived by children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many adopted children.”