A former governor of Gombe State who now represents Gombe Central in the Senate, Danjuma Goje, has lost his wife, Yelwa.
The family made this announcement in a statement signed by Mr. Goje’s son, Ahmed Mohammed, stating that she died in a hospital in the United States of America, aged 55.
The statement read: “With gratitude to Allah, I regret to announce the death of Her Excellency, Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, wife of the former governor of Gombe State, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje.
“Aged 55, she died in a hospital in the United States of America. She is survived by her husband, Senator Goje, six children, 10 grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers.”