- The FCT Minister, Mallam Musa Bello pays a condolence visit to Chief of Jiwa, HRH, Dr. Idris Musa and the family of the deceased, late Hon. Musa Tanko Abari
- Honourable Abari died on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, in Abuja, after a brief illness.
- the Chief of Jiwa, Dr. Idris Musa called on politician in FCT to eschew politics with bitterness adding that life is short and each may be called at anytime
According to the press release made available to CSONews24, by the Chief press secretary to the Honourable minister of the FCTA, Chief Anthony Ogunleye, Hon. Abari died Tuesday, 9th August 2022, in Abuja, after a brief illness.
The Minister who led Chieftains of the All Progressives Party (APC) in the FCT and top officials of the FCT Administration on a condolence visit to Chief of Jiwa, HRH, Dr. Idris Musa and the family of the deceased, described the late Commissioner as A worthy son of Jiwa, whose death has created a vacuum in the hearts of the people.
Malam Bello who spoke in Hausa prayed for the repose of the soul of the late Tanko Abari and that Allah grants him eternal rest.
He also prayed that Almighty Allah grant the family, friends and indeed, the people of Jiwa the strength to bear the loss, while also supplicating for good health for those he left behind as well as peace and growth in the community.
He said: “You have lost a confidant, you have lost a friend, and you have lost a neighbour. We are hoping Allah will forgive him and also give you good health, upliftment and bring peace in your community, FCT and Nigeria as a whole”.
The Minister also visited the home of the deceased where he offered prayers with family members for the repose of his soul.
Welcoming the FCT Minister and Entourage to his palace, the Chief of Jiwa, Dr. Idris Musa, described the late Commissioner as a good man whose death has left a mark in the community and will be missed by all.
The Chief said, “The loss is not only for his children, it is for all of us, FCT residents and Nigeria as whole. May Almighty forgive him and have mercy on his soul”.
He called on political leaders in the FCT to eschew politics with bitterness, stressing that life is short and each may be called to the Almighty at any time.
The Chief urged all to exercise caution in the use of social media in electioneering, stressing on the need for all to work together to move the FCT and the country forward. “This is the time to be our brothers’ keeper. We all need each other. Together we stand, divided we fall”, he added.
On the Minister’s entourage were, the FCT APC Chairman, Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman, Chairmen of Area Councils APC party chieftains and senior officials of the FCTA.
FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello (middle) flanked by relations and mourners, offering prayers for the repose of the soul of Hon Musa Tanko Abari, FCT’s representative at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, in Jiwa, Abuja, on Wednesday 10th August 2022.
FCT Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello (2nd right) offering prayers for the repose of the soul of Hon Musa Tankp Abari, FCT’s representative at the Revenue Mobillisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission during his condolence visit to the Chief of Jiwa, HRH Dr. Idris Musa (right) on Wednesday 10th August, 2022.