Governor Simon Bako Lalong on Sunday 4th April, 2021 visited the residence of late Hon. Haruna Maitala, Member Representing Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency at the National Assembly to commiserate with them over the death of the law maker, his son and two aides in an auto accident.
The Governor was accompanied by his Deputy, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Secretary to the Government of the State, Prof. Danladi Abok Atu some members of his cabinet and Emir of Wase, Alh. Muhammadu Sambo Haruna said the death of the late Federal legislator who was on his way to attend the wedding of one of his sons is not only tragic but painful.
He however urged the entire family to accept the death in good faith and consider it as an act of God. He said the late law maker has done his best and all that remains is for those still living to continue his legacies of kindness, love and sacrifice.
Emir of Wase, Alh. Muhammadu Sambo said the late Hon. Maitala was a lover of peace and a philanthropist who served his constituency and the State with passion.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Idris Wase was also at the residence to condole with the family.
The family in response appreciated the visit and thanked the Governor for according them such honour even when their late father was alive and Prayers were offered for the repose of the souls of the deceased.