Sadiya Aliyu Wamakko, died, Thursday during childbirth

Jos, Nigeria: Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong says the death of Sadiya, the daughter of former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, is "a great loss" not just to her family but the entire Sokoto State. 

Sadiya who died on Thursday at 23 was a "promising woman" said Lalong in a condolence message issued Sunday by his Press Director, Makut Macham.

Sad as it is however, Lalong appealed to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption to accept the fate as God's unquestionable decision.

"We cannot question the creator even as we grieve over the demise of this young and promising woman, Lalong said.

Sadiya died at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto from complications of childbirth.