General Abubakar Tanko Ayuba who died on Wednesday after an illness in a hospital in Lagos, was laid to rest on Thursday (yesterday) in Kebbi state according to Islamic rites. Late General was buried earlier in his hometown.

At the burial was His Excellency Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Deputy Governor Samaila Yombe, Nigerian Armed Forces representatives, Senator Mohammed Magoro, Cabinet members, state representatives, royal fathers and many Nigerian dignitaries.

He was a well respected citizen of Dirin-Daji in Sakaba Local Government area of Kebbi State. He was a former Governor of old Kaduna State, a Minister of Communications and a representative of Kebbi State at the Nigerian Senate between 1997 and 2007.

He is survived by his wife Mrs Ronke Ayuba, 8 children one of which is3765240_TAB_jpg1df9b419274c78f2420785751e571314 3765241_TAB1_jpg5a1bff65b9bcb0674e79374d5aaf3426 3765242_TAB2_jpg1c541bcf9196a5636b5774eebcc65ea2 3765243_TAB3_jpgc1fc116894f5b0c704d393f4b833f2cc Mrs Rakiya Tanko Ayuba, the current Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Kebbi State and 8 grandchildren.

 

 

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