The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has condoled with the Emirs of Kano and Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero respectively, over the demise of their mother, late Hajiya Maryam Ado Bayero, Mai Babban Dakin Kano.
The Commisison stated this in a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs of the Commission, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde.
The Executive Vice Chairman described her death as a monumental loss not only for the two emirates, but also the whole country.
“ She is an epitome of motherhood, a fountain of inspiration, a symbol of humility, a promoter of peace, unity and national integration.
Late Mai Babban Daki was not only a mother of two Kings, but much more as she is remembered for her virtues which stood her out like a pearl. Her life will continue to be celebrated by generations to come”.
Danbatta said the delegation was in Kano at the instance of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy.
” We submitted two letters of condolence, one on behalf of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantami, and the other on behalf of the Management and Board of the Commission”.
Danbatta also led prayers for the repose
of the soul of the late Mai Babban Daki during the visits.
Emir of Bichi while receiving the delegate expressed his gratitude on behalf of the Emirate to both the Minister and the Commission for the visit.
“We deeply appreciate the visit. We thank you for coming, and we hope you would convey our gratitude to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy”.
Part of the delegation of the visit include the Director, New Media and Information Security, Dr. Haru Alhassan, Director, Human Capital and Administration, Usman Malah and the Director, Public Affairs of the Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde as well as his Chief of Staff, Hafiz Shehu.