Former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko has lost his 23 year old daughter in tragic circumstances.
Sadiya Magatakarda Wamakko died during child birth at the Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, in Sokoto following complications on Thursday.
The young woman was buried on Thursday night with her funeral prayer conducted at the Wamakko residence at Gawon Nama in Sokoto.
The funeral prayer was led by Liman Akwara, the chief imam of the Suktan Bello Jumat Mosque while Senator Wamakko himself, former Sokoto Deputy Governor, and current National Commissioner for the National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Chiso Dattijo and Alhaji Ahmed Sokoto, Executive Secretary, Police Trust Fund were in attendance.
Senator Aliyu Wamakko was the Governor of Sokoto State between 2007 and 2015 and is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption.