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Nigeria news Ali Modu Sheriff meets Bello, Former Governor of Borno, Ali Modu Sheriff, has condoled with Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi over the death of his sister, Rabietu Bello, and the recent attack on Tawari community in the state.

Sheriff, who met with Bello at Government House, Lokoja, on Sunday, in the company of some of his aides, said he was in the state to sympathise with the governor.

He prayed to God to bless the soul of the late Rabietu and grant the governor and other members of the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

The sheriff also sympathized with the Government and people of the state over the recent terrorist attacks on the Tawari community.

He described the incident as heinous, criminal and unfortunate, and urged the security agencies to ensure that those behind the terror attack were brought to justice.

The former governor also sent his condolences to the families of those that lost their loved ones during the attack.

Responding, Gov. Bello thanked Sen. Ali Modu Sherrif for finding time to visit him and identify with the Government and people of the state at their moments of grief.

He said the Tawari killing was a terrorist attack, saying that he would do everything within the ambit of the law to ensure that the terrorists faced justice.

Last week, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), was in Lokoja on a similar visit.

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