FCT population commissioner loses mother at 96
By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.
Mr Joseph Shazin, the commissioner for National Population Commission (NPC) representing the FCT lost his mother, Mrs Ladi Kasala Shazin, at the age of 96 years.
Shazin, who confirm the death, said his late mother, Ladi died around 2:pm at Rhema hospital after brief illness on Wednesday.
He said though, old age also counted on his late mother, even as he said her remains has been buried on Wednesday.
The commissioner, however, said he will always remembered his mother for her humility and kinds words when she was alive.
“And even upto to the last moment I was with her, she prayed for me. And she also advised me not to forget relatives and those around me,” he said.
Our correspondent learnt that Mrs Shazin was survived by two children, among them is the former chairman of Kwali area council and now commissioner for National Population Commission (NPC) representing the FCT, Joseph Shazin and retired customs officer, Zaka Shazin and also survived by ten grand children.
Meanwhile, the FCT director of NPC, Modu S. Zakariyau, has condoled with the commissioner over the demised of his mother.
Zakariyau, who led delegation of the NPC management team on condolence, described the death as a great loss and prayed for God to grant the deceased and eternal rest in paradise.
He also prayed for God to give entire Shazin family the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable lost.