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Akpabio To Lawal: Nigeria Now Needs More Mothers Like Yours, In Condolence Message

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has condoled with his immediate predecessor, Senator Ahmed Lawal over the death of his mother, Hajiya Halima (Baba) Ibrahim.
In a condolence he personally signed, the Senate President confessed: “I dare say, Your Excellency, that Nigeria at this time, needs more mothers like yours.”
He said the deceased symbolised the kind of human who must look beyond effervescent grandeur that society offers towards lasting imprints that define lasting legacies.
“Your mother chose and encouraged you in the path of intellectual attainment and it proved to be a better choice for you, your family and Nigeria.
“I can only imagine her satisfaction as you progressed in life knowing that the sacrifices were worth it.

“My brother, I mourn with you and join all your well wishers to pray for the repose of her soul in Aljannah Firdaus.”
Senator Akpabio expressed gratitude for the sacrifices and maternal tenacity provided by Hajiya Halima, which helped Senator Lawal attained his laurels in academia and Nigeria’s political space.
“Hajiya Halima will be etched in our national memory not only for being a virtuous mother, but as a woman, who played her role in raising up a child who rose to the top of academia and our political orbit.
“I am particularly impressed by the maternal support she provided in guiding you through your years of primary and secondary education in Gashua, despite her own limited education. Such foresight and maternal instincts in craving the best for their children must be commended and should be a guiding spirit for our mothers everywhere.”

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