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Yobe Deputy Gov Loses Daughter Days After Son’s Death

Idi Barde Gubana, Deputy Governor of Yobe State, is bereaved again as his 16-year-old daughter, Khadija Idi Barde (Siyama), who sustained injuries in an accident that killed her brother, has died in the hospital.

A vehicle that the deputy governor’s children were travelling in was involved an accident along Maiduguri-Kano highway on Saturday.

Daily Trust reports that Siyama, who sustained injuries in the accident, was rushed to a Kano hospital, where she was receiving treatment.

However, she died on Thursday morning.

Until her death, Siyama was SS II student of Essence International School, Damaturu, the state capital.

In a statement, the Press Secretary to Deputy Governor; Hussaini Mai Suleh, announced that her burial would hold at 4:00 pm on Thursday at Mai Fune Emir’s in Damagum.

Gubana’s deceased 7-year-old son was named after Governor Mai Mala Buni.

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