GOVERNOR ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO LEADS HIS KEBBI STATE COUNTERPART ATIKU BAGUDU TO SYMPATHIZE WITH THE FAMILY OF LATE EMIR OF KONTAGORA Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has led his Kebbi State counterpart Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to Sarkin Sudan's palace in Kontagora to condole with the family of the late Emir of Kontagra Alhaji Saidu Namaska. Governor Atiku Bagudu's first port of call was the Kontagora residence of his colleague Governor Sani Bello before proceeding to the palace. The Kebbi State Governor said the huge gathering of people from far and near at the Emir's palace is a testament of the good life style the late Emir left behind. Governor Atiku Bagudu while recalling how his early stage in secondary school in Kontagora, noted that the Emir has lived a good life haven spent 47years on the throne. The Governor remembered how he looked forward to Friday Prayer as it afforded him the opportunity to see the Emir he so much admired. He described the late Monarch as a warm person and very accommodating who has contributed to the development of Kontagora emirate and beyond. The Governor said "on behalf of government and people of Kebbi State, I pray that Allah will grant him Aljanna Firdausi and bless his family and comfort Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and all the people of the state". Governor Sani Bello appreciated his colleague for identify with the state and Kontagora emirate at this trying moment. Special Prayers were offered by the grave side of the emir for the repose of his soul. Mary Noel-Berje Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State.