President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, who lost his stepmother, Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello.

Expressing his sadness over the demise, the President issued a statement through Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) on Tuesday.

Buhari, expressed sorrow on the death of Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello, the step mother of Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State.

The statement said the Governor’s absence at the meeting of Progressive Governors with the President in Daura, Katsina State earlier in the day got the attention of President Buhari and was informed of the death of Madam Rekiya, whose burial made Governor Bello to stay back in his State.

The President wished the bereaved family, the government and people of Kogi State well.