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Yahaya Bello mourns Lokoja chairman Dan Asabe


Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has expressed deep sorrow over the sudden demise of Mr. Mohammed Dan Asabe, the Chairman of Lokoja Local Government. Dan Asabe passed away in the early hours of Friday after a brief illness.

Governor Bello, in a statement conveyed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Mohammed Onogwu, expressed his shock and described Dan Asabe as a potent political figure in the state.

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He noted that the council chairman was a hardworking, dedicated, and compassionate individual who had become a friend to all.

“Hon Dan Asabe was a hardworking, dedicated, and compassionate young man who was a friend to all. His demise is a monumental tragedy, leaving deep sorrow in the hearts of everyone.”

“I am deeply shocked and devastated at the news of Dan Asabe’s death. His untimely passing is heartbreaking and painful. I have lost a reliable associate, a great confidant, and an administrator who toiled tirelessly for the betterment of his people,” the governor said.

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Governor Bello praised Dan Asabe’s unique qualities of tolerance, friendliness, and passion for the well-being of his people.

He emphasized the loss of a gem for both Lokoja and the entire state.

He extended his prayers to Almighty Allah, asking for the soul of Dan Asabe to find eternal rest and for God to grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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Despite the untimely passing just hours before the Saturday governorship election in the state, Governor Bello personally attended the funeral rites of the late Lokoja Local Government chairman.