Alhaji Garba Kirki Jega, a popular Kebbi businessman and politician, passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Abuja of an illness at the age of 65. He was buried yesterday as a massive crowd came out to witness him being lowered to the ground.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari says Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu along with former Governor of the State incumbent Senator Kebbi Central Muhammadu Adamu Aliero attended his funeral in Jega this Wednesday.
Also present were former deputy Governor and now Chief of Staff Alhaji Suleiman Muhammad Argungu, former Deputy Governor, Katsina Sttae Alhaji Ahmad Jikamshi as well as Business tycoon and Chairman Max Airlines Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu who participated in the burial of the deceased at Jega cemetery also paid a condolence visit to family house, during which prayers were offered for the repose of his soul.
Late Garba Kirki Jega is survived by his aged Mother, Hajiya Rakkiya, his wife Halima and twenty-five children among whom is Alhaji Bilya Garba Kirki Jega, another popular businessman businessman.
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