Former first lady of Taraba state, Dr. Mrs Hauwa Suntai would today, Thursday, return to Nigeria from the United States. A family source told KWARARAFA REPORTERS that her plane would land tonight. The late governor’s widow is said to be returning to kick start funeral rites for her husband who passed on yesterday.
Mrs Suntai, on arrival, would be received by family members who visited Governor Darius Ishaku, last night, in early preparations for the burial.
Late Governor Suntai’s younger brother, Mr Danladi Suntai, is in Governor Ishaku’s administration as the current chairman of Bali local government.
Sources close to Governor Ishaku said he feels deeply touched by his predecessor’s demise. The source said the state government has been prompt in picking Suntai’s medical bills, among other things.