His Excellency, Zamfara State Executive Governor Hon Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun) today condoled with the families of Gusau based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Nasidi Yahuza who died yesterday as result of a brief illness.
Governor Matawalle described the death as a fall of a big pillar in the field of impacting Islamic knowledge not only in Zamfara State but Nigeria at large.
He said that the death of such Islamic scholars is a monumental lost considering the number of his students whom he tought various knowledge of Islam.
Governor Matawalle further said that the death of such knowledgeable persons to the society will create a vacuum that will be very difficult to refill.
The Governor maintained that Sheikh Nasidi Yahuza spent a life full of joy and fulfilment through teaching and preaching in the path of Allah.
Matawalle prayed Allah to reward his soul with exalted paradise and give his family the fortitude to bear the great loss.
He also donated the sum of N3 million and 30 Bags of Assorted grains to the deceased family.
Responding on behalf of the family, younger brother to the deceased Alhaji Dalhatu Yahuza thanked the State Governor for the concern and love he showed to the family.
He said the family members are proud to be associated with the Governor’s policies of restoring peace and unity in the state.
Alhaji Dalhatu Yahuza prayed Almighty Allah to reward the Governor abundantly.
Late Mallam Nasidi Yahuza died at the age of 108 years and is survived by two wives, 13 children and many grandchildren.
His remains have since been buried according to Islamic rites today in Gusau.
The Governor was accompanied on the condolence by the former Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Honourable Abdullahi Bature Umar Sambo, Alhaji Usman Dankalili, Chairman Kaura Namoda local Government Alhaji Lawali Abdullahi, Tsafe local council Chairman, Alhaji Aminu Mudi Tsafe,Special Adviser Media, Honourable Zailani Bappa and all his Principal