FCT MINISTER CONDOLES JIWA CHIEFDOM OVER PASSING OF HON. MUSA TANKO ABARI
By: Prudence Okonna
The FCT Minister Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has on behalf of the Administration, condoled with the people of Jiwa in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) over the death of Honourable Musa Tanko Abari, FCT APC Chieftain and Commissioner representing the FCT at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
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.
Mallam Bello 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 grants 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, and upliftment and bring peace to 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 on the community and will be missed by all.
He called on political leaders in the FCT to eschew politics with bitterness, stressing that life was short and each may be called to the Almighty at any time while also cautioning the use of social media in electioneering, stressing the need for all to work together to move the FCT and the country forward.