Ex-Governor Akwe-Doma buried

Ex Governor Akwe-Doma finally laid to rest

The remains of the immediate past governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe-Doma has finally been laid to rest in his hometown, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

The former governor died on Tuesday after a brief illness at a foreign hospital in Israel.

His body arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport onboard a Turkish Airline on Saturday night at about 11 p.m.

The burial was attended by political big wigs from Nasarawa state and traditional rulers.

Some of the dignitaries include the state governor, Tanko Almakura, former governor Abdullahi Adamu, former minister Labaran Maku, former deputy governors, federal and state legislators, serving and former commissioners amongst others.

Mr. Akwe-Doma served as the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State between 2007 and 2011.

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Nasir Ayitogo is a National Assembly correspondent who covers the House of Representatives. He is a graduate of Theatre and Media Arts from Nasarawa State University, Keffi where he also obtained an M.sc Public Relations and Advertising from the Department of Mass Communications.

He can be reached on Twitter @nastogo and Facebook: http://facebook.com/nastogo

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