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|By Paulinus Auta

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, has condoled with the Director of Environmental Safety, Wing Cmdr. Mohammed Umar Awe (rtd), over the loss of his mother, Ramatu Mohammed.

Ramatu died recently at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, at the age of 81 after a brief illness.

The vice-chancellor, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof Idris Amali, led a delegation from the University to the funeral prayer of the deceased which took place at the palace of the Sangarin Awe, in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Speaking at the palace, Abdul Rahman said that the delegation from FULafia was in Awe to identify with Mohammed Umar over the demise of his mother. 

He described the death of a mother as heart-rending, saying, however, that "as Muslims, we know that death is inevitable."

He encouraged Awe and his family members to accept the death of Ramatu as the will of Allah.

He prayed that Almighty Allah comforts the immediate family members, the sangari and entire people of Awe Traditional Council and grant the late Ramatu Aljannat Firdaus.

Receiving the vice-chancellor and members of his delegation on behalf of the deceased family, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Isa Abubakar Umar II, the Sangarin Awe,

thanked FULafia vice-chancellor for the solidarity visit and show of love to the family, especially at the time of their grief.

He prayed God to reward him and members of delegation for their good deeds.

The delegation included some principal officers, immediate past vice-chancellor of the University, Prof. Muhammad Sanusi Liman, deans, directors and many other staff of FULafia.

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