Senator Danjuma Goje's wife dies

Late Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje
By Blogger
Wife of  former governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje who was popularly known as Hajiya Yelwa is dead. 
A statement signed and issued by Senator Goje's son Ahmed Mohammed, said she died in a hospital in the United States of America 
Yelwa was  55 years old. 
"With gratitude to Allah, I regret to announce the death of Her Excellency, Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, wife of the former governor of Gombe State, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje.
"Aged 55, she died in a hospital in the United States of America. She is survived by her husband, Senator Goje, six children, 10 grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers."
The sad news was received with shock at the Senate on Monday. 
Senate President, Bukola Saraki took the lead in condoling Mr. Goje in a statement he personally signed.
"On behalf of the entire Senate, I commiserate with our brother, friend and colleague, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, on the loss of his dear wife, Hajia Yelwa Mohammed Goje.
"Over the years, Mrs. Goje served as an exemplary pillar of support to her husband and played the role of a dedicated mother and mentor to many in her community.
"As we join the Goje family to mourn her passing today, we pray that the Almighty Allah grant her soul a place among the righteous ones in Al-Jannah Firdaus. We also pray that Allah grants the family of Senator Goje the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss," Mr. Saraki said.

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