Governor Yahaya Bello attends late Mama Ocholi’s 40th day fidau prayers

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…Prays that Allah grant Departed Hajia Hawa Hassan Al-Jannatul Firdaus.

The 40th day Fidau Prayers of late Hajia Hawa Hassan (Mama Ocholi), the mother of a prominent son of Kogi State, a philanthropist, youth mobilzer and political leader Dr. Hassan Abdulrahman Ocholi was held in Lokoja on Saturday 8th October 2022 with the presence of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

The fidau Prayers was conducted by Chief Imams of CIMCON Sheik Muhammed Zakiru, Chief Imam of Federal University Lokoja Sheik Khalid Danjuma amongst other Chief Imams and Islamic scholars. Speaking at the event, governor Bello prayed for the repose of the late Hajia Hawa Hassn.

The Governor who was represented by the Auditor General of Kogi State, Alhaji Yakubu Okala, charged the clerics to also pray for Kogi State and the Nigeria nation at large over the flood disaster across the country.

The Programme was attended by Chairman JNI Kogi State who also double as the Co-Chairman kogi state Peace Committee, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kogi State Hon. Bar. Onogwu Muhammed; Dr Abdulkadir Igagwu Sani, manager Zenith bank, National Assembly and State Assembly Members, candidates in the fourth coming General Elections For House of Reps Lokoja/Koto Hon Aguye, Hon Assignment, Hon Best, Chairmen of Local Government Councils, Bankers, friends and family members, and other top government officials.


In their goodwill messges the former General Manager of Kogi State Transport Company Kogi Travellers Capt. Umar Abdullahi (RTD) and former DG Protocol to the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim thank all those who stood by the family, from the burial and 8days Fidau Prayer till date for the love and support to the family. Alhaji Suleiman also thanked governor Bello, his predecessor Capt. Idris Wada who was physically present at the 8days fidau prayers in Aloji, the Deputy Governor Chief Edward Onoja, the Chief of Staff Jamiu Asuku, the Senator Representating Kogi East, Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho, Hon. Elder Leke Abejide Member Representing Yagba Federal Constituency and all the National Assembly Members present, Alhaji Friday Abdullahi Idachaba, Hon. Commissioner For Finance Asiwaju Idris Asiru, His Counterpart from Health Hon. Dr. Zakari Alhaji Usman, the Director General National Space Research and Development Agency NASRDA represented by Director Ground Station and Mission Control NASRDA Engr. Dr Halidu Danjuma Ibrahim, the Executive Chairman Dekina LGA and his coleagues, the kogi East Zonal Chairman APC Hon. Alfa Muhammed Nasir, his predecessor Hon. Ahmed Attah, Former Commissioner for youths and Sports Hon. Prince Sani Ogwu Salisu, Hon. Gambo Ejule, Hon. Sediq, Alhaji Musa Karim Audu,
S.A to the Governor on Project Monitoring Hon. Urah Ikani, His Predecessor Hon. Usman Ochidi, SSA to the Governor on Federal Agency Hon. Prince Opaluwa Gideon Okoliko, Hon. Paul Gowon Haruna, Chief Imam of Anyigba and all other Imam from Kogi State, the Chairman Ambassador Usman Bello entire leadership of JNI and other very well meaning Kogites who defied all constraints to support the family during the trying period of the family.

The Chief Mourner and only son of the Late Hajia Hawa Hassan, Dr. Hassan Abdulrahman Ocholi thanked all those who stood by the family during the shocking passing of his Beloved mother.

He prayed that Almighty Allah grant his mother Hajia Hawa Hassan and all other departed Umma Aljanatul Firdaus.

Recall Hajia Hawa Hassan passed on at age 58 on 30th August 2022 and was buried on 31st August 2022 at Aloji Ofu LGA, Kogi State, her country home.

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