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Days after son’s death, Yobe deputy gov loses daughter in car accident

The deputy governor of Yobe State, Hon. Idi Barde Gubana, has lost a 16-year-old daughter, Khadija (Siyama), to an auto crash days after his son died in an auto accident.

A vehicle that the deputy governor’s children were travelling in was involved in an accident along Maiduguri-Kano highway on Saturday.

A statement signed by his press secretary, Hussaini Mai Suleh, in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, on Thursday, said Khadija Idi Barde Gubana (Siyama) died in an auto crash along Maiduguri-Kano Road.

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According to the statement, Khadija died as a result of injuries she sustained from the accident.

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Suleh said the deceased has been buried according to Islamic rites at the palace of the Mai of Fune in Damagum town of Fune local government area of the State.

“She left behind her parents, brothers and sisters. May her soul rest in peace, may God Almighty give the family the courage to bear the fortitude especially the pillar of the family Hon Idi Barde Gubana,” he added.

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