Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa has received with sadness the news of the demise of Sheikh Modibbo Sule Herwagana who died today at the age of 71.

Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya described the late religious leader as a great scholar, who lived a simple life and spent greater part of his life imparting islamic knowledge and guiding people in the service of Almighty Allah.

The Governor described the Sheikh’s death as a huge loss, not only to the deceased’s immediate family, but the entire state.

He extended the condolences of the Government and people of Gombe state to the bereaved family as well as to the Tijjaniyya community and the entite Muslim ummah in the state.

Governor Yahaya prayed Almighty Allah to forgive his Shortcomings and grant him Aljannat Firdaus.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Senior Special Assistant
( Media and Publicity)