The Speaker, Abel Peter Diah of Taraba state House of Assembly commiserates with the people of Taraba state and the traditional council of the state, the people of Donga, family and associates over the death of His Royal Highness, Danjuma Stephen Bayonga, the Gara of Donga.

Diah who mourned that Bayonga is one of the respected monarch who believed so much in the unity and peaceful coexistence of the state, a man with high virtues of humility will be greatly missed at the time the state is in dare need of him.

In a press statement made available to our medium, the Rt. Hon. Speaker and the entire lawmakers of the state’s assembly condoles the governor of the state, Arch. Darius Ishaku, the traditional rulers, the people of Donga and the immediate family of late Stephen to have confidence that the revered traditional leader left a good mark of leadership that will be forever remembered.

He further said that the 81-year-old first class traditional ruler and retired policeman as a person, was devoted to the improvement of the welfare of people in his domain and lamented that Taraba and the entire nation has lost an advocate of Peace.

The Speaker prayed that the reposed soul of Baba Danjuma who was a founding member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) will find a special place in heaven to have an everlasting rest.