Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai has lost his foster father to the cold hands of death. The governor of Kaduna state has announced the death of his foster father, Yahaya Hamza.
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This was released in a statement by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, on Tuesday night.
The Kaduna state governor, El-Rufai said "Will miss the wisdom and counsel of this great man who became a father to me and guided my steps with tender firmness.''
El-Rufai also prayed Allah to grant him aljanah firdaus and to grant the family the fortitude.
Yahaya was born in 1935 and he died in Kaduna after a brief illness.
Alhaji Yahaya Hamza is survived by his wives, children, grandchildren and great grand children. He will be buried on Wednesday the 26th of August, 2015 in Kaduna.