Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, the wife of former governor of Gombe state and Senator representing Gombe Central district in the National Assembly, Mohammed Danjuma Goje,is dead.
She passed on early hours of Monday in the United States of America at the age of 55.
A statement made available to newsmen by her son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje, on behalf of the family, said, Hajiya Yelwa “is survived by her husband, Senator Goje, six children, ten grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers”.
The statement added that “the date and time of the funeral prayers in Gombe would be announced later”.
Senator Goje is a Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation.