Tambuwal mourns Umaru Shinkafi
Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi, Marafan Sokoto, who died Wednesday afternoon at a
London hospital was a true statesman whose selfless and meritorious service
to God, country and humanity was felt by all, Sokoto State Governor Aminu
Waziri Tambuwal has said.
In a message of condolence issued in Sokoto by his spokesman, Malam Imam
Imam, Tambuwal described Shinkafi as a distinguished legal luminary,
security expert, politician with conscience and great community leader and
“Marafa’s death has closed a chapter in the life of one Nigeria’s most
valuable public officers who made his mark in both public and private
sectors. He was a
truly passionate Nigerian whose invaluable contributions to issues of
national interest will be greatly missed.
“His law office served as training ground for many aspiring lawyers in
Sokoto State and beyond.
While condoling his immediate family, the people and government of Zamfara
State and the Sultanate Council of Sokoto, Tambuwal prayed to God to grant
the deceased eternal rest.
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