Former Sokoto Governor's Older Sibling, Liman Tambari, Passes Away at 86

Alhaji Liman Tambari Wamakko, the esteemed elder sibling of former Sokoto State Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has passed away at the age of 86. His demise occurred on Sunday at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital in Sokoto State, following a brief illness.

The funeral proceedings for the late Liman Tambari were solemnly led by the Chief Imam of Wamakko Central Mosque, Liman Shehu Ardo Wamakko. Among the attendees were his younger brother, Wamakko, the Governor of Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, the Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Tukur Bala Bodinga, SSG Muhammadu Bello Sifawa, and former Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi. Additionally, dignitaries such as former Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Tanzania, Ambassador Sahabi Isah Gada, along with members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, State Executive Council, Special Advisers, traditional rulers, politicians, and Ulamas, honored his memory with their presence.

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko reflected on the inevitability of death, emphasizing that every soul will ultimately face it. He expressed gratitude to those who attended the funeral and prayed for the forgiveness of the deceased’s sins, wishing him a peaceful rest in Jannatul Firdausi. A special prayer for Liman Tambari’s soul was offered by Mallam Muhammadu Dangande Wamakko, the Chief Imam of Dinkyal Jumu’at Mosque in Wamakko Local Government Area. The late Liman Tambari Wamakko, survived by three wives and 15 children, leaves behind a legacy cherished by family, friends, and the community.

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