**PDP cancelled Batagarawa rally in his honour
Illustrious sons and daughters of Katsina State including members of the public on Sunday mourned the death of former member of the House of Representatives and erstwhile Chairman of Batagarawa Local Government Area of the state, Hon. Yusuf Dikko.
Present at the funeral rites for the scion of Batagarawa ruling house and elder brother of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Chairman of Unity Bank, Alhaji Lamis Dikko, were by Wazirin Katsina, Sen. Ibrahim Ida; the Gubernatorial Candidate of the Katsina PDP, Sen. Yakubu Lado; the chairman of the party’s campaign council, Sen. Umar Ibrahim Tsauri; director general of the campaign council, Dr. Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa, among other eminent personalities.
The remains of the late politician and businessman were interred in Batagarawa on Sunday in accordance with Islamic injunctions.
Paying tribute to the political icon, Sen. Lado said Yusuf’s death is yet another reminder to all mortals that everyone will transit someday and also, there is a need to live well so that everybody can end well.
In a message, the governorship hopeful commiserated with the people of the state, especially the immediate family of the deceased, and prayed that Almighty would grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Lado noted that Yusuf would be remembered for his fortitude and the genuine efforts he made towards the development of Katsina and the nation.
He expressed regret that Yusuf would not be available to offer his priceless advice and guidance as the state and the country approach another general elections.
Recall that the opposition party posthumously honoured Yusuf by calling off its campaign rally scheduled for Sunday, January 22, 2023, in Batagarawa.