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Wife of Former Gombe state governor, Danjuma Goje, dies at 55

The wife of former Governor of Gombe State now Senator, Danjuma Goje, has died. According to a statement released by her son, Ahmed Mohammed, the former first lady of Gombe State died in the United States of America after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.



The brief statement reads:

“With gratitude to Allah (SWT), I regret to announce the death of Her Excellency, Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, Wife of the former Governor of Gombe State,  Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje.  Aged 55, she died in a Hospital in the United States of America. She is survived by her husband, Senator Goje, six children, 10 grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers’.