The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu
Dogara, has expressed sadness at the demise of Sen. Kanti
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Public
Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, on Tuesday in Abuja, the speaker
described the loss of the elder statesman as painful.
Dogara said that the deceased lived a life of service to the
country and embodied patriotic and democratic ideals.
“Alhaji Kanti Bello was a grassroots politician who served
the country meritoriously in many capacities including that
of distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“He left behind a legacy of patriotism and service.
“I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to his
immediate family, the people and government of Katsina
State, and indeed the entire country over the loss of such a
great Nigerian,’’ he said.
The deceased was the former General Manager of Katsina
Steel Rolling Mills, where he served for over 10 years.
He was also an APC chieftain and represented Katsina East
Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate for two terms.
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