His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described death of Alh. Aliyu Akwe Doma of robbing the state of a distinguished elder statesman who impacted positively on the lives of many within and outside the state .
Gov. Almakura disclosed this as he extended his condolence and that of the entire people of Nasarawa state to the Andoma and the Doma and the Doma Traditional Council stating that the death came as a rude shock to the state. As Governor Almakura led a delegation that included the Wife of the Governor Salamatu Tanko Almakura , Wife of the Deputy Governor and Wife of the Speaker Nasarawa state House of Assembly along with other women to the palace for the condolence
Responding the Andoma of Doma , Aliyu Ogah Onawo appreciated Gov. Almakura for sharing in the moment of grief , just as he commended him for the assistance granted to the family of the deceased , praying that Allah to comfort and rewards him.
Paying a condolence visit on the family of the decease Gov. Almakura eulogized the Former Governor affirming that he would miss the guidance of the late elder statesman making it known that the deceased had in no small measure contributed towards entrenching good governance and peaceful coexistence of the people.
Praying for the repose of the soul of the late Aliyu Akwe Doma , he called for more prayers for him and sustenance of his virtues.
Responding on behalf of the Family the deceased eldest son , Alh. Umaru Aliyu Akwe Doma appreciated Governor Almakura for his gestures ,care and suport extended their late father and all the efforts by the Governor to ensure the best treatment was given to the deceased.
A close friend of the deceased, Justice Yakubu Idris also appreciated the relationship that existed between Governor Almakura and predecessor, thanking the Governor and the people of the state for the show of love they have shown the family asking them to continue to pray for the Governor so he may continue to be a model worth emulation by all.