Ali Ndume loses father

Senator Ali Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has announced the death of his father Ali Buba Ndume.

Ndume said in a statement on Tuesday that his father, an accomplished community leader, will be buried later in the day in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

“This is to regrettably announce the death of Alhaji Ali Buba Ndume, father of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume. He died this morning in Maiduguri,” the statement said.

“May Allah SWT forgive his shortcomings and comfort his family for this irreplaceable loss.

“The funeral prayer for the repose of the soul of late Alhaji Ali Buba Ndume, father of senator Mohammed Ali Ndume is schedule to take place today by 4pm at Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume residence, Damboa road near NTA Maiduguri office.”

Meanwhile, the Senate has suspended its Tuesday sitting and adjourned till Wednesday in honour of a member of the House of Representatives, Jude Ise-Idehen, who died during the Eid-el-Kabir holiday.

Senate Majority Leader Ajayi Borrofice moved the motion for adjournment.

Ise-Idehen, 52, represented the Egor/Ikpoba Okha federal constituency of Edo State.