Touched by the death of police aide, Inspector Aminu Salihu, an escort outrider who died on Monday 15th in road accident while on duty, Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello on Saturday visited the family of the late outrider.
The Governor in an emotional laden voice described the death of Aminu as a personal huge loss, not just to his family, friends but to the nation.
“Inspector Aminu’s death came when the nation needs him most, he was a gentleman, diligent and highly professional. He brought finesse and dexterity to policing. This is a personal huge loss to me and the country at large.”He said.
Governor Bello while condoling with the deceased two wives, five children and mother in Abuja, made cash donations to the family, a promise of two houses to be delivered to the family in Kubwa area where they reside and scholarships to the children left behind by late Inspector Aminu.
In her response, the senior wife of the deceased, Martha Ode Aminu thanked the governor for identifying and standing by them at their grieving moments. Mrs Aminu who was full of emotion disclosed that their late husband had always described the governor as his source of light, noting that the governor has proven that to them at their trying moment.