Late Hama Bachama, Mr Honest Stephen
The Senator representing Adamawa Northern Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly, Ishaku Abbo, has commiserated with Bwatiye Community over the passing of its paramount ruler in Adamawa, the Hama Bachama, Mr Honest Stephen.
The deceased at 66years, had died at his palace in Numan, Adamawa in the early hours of Sunday.
In his condolence message, Abbo said,
"It is with profound grief and sadness that I received the news of the passing away of the Lion, THE HAMMA BACHAMA."What a great loss to the Bwatiye global Community, Adamawa State and Nigeria at large.
The senator described the late ruler as
"a Hero of a strong character, strength, straight forward, visionary, and always supporting the down trodden."
According to him,
"His words of advice and insights have helped me develop to a man."
As you transit to the world beyond to join the league of our ancestors, we wish you a farewell our King and father.
Abbo wished the late Hama Bachama farewell saying;
This is for you!THE LION HAS GONE TO SLEEP.THE CUBS ARE ALL QUIET AND SOLLEN FROM A NIGHT LONG OF TEARS AS THEY STARVED.OH WHO WILL HUNT FOR US AGAIN?WHO WILL FEED THE CUBS.WHO WILL DEFEND THE CUBS FEOM THE HYENAS?HAMMA BACHAMA OUR WARRIOR. OUR DEFENDER. SLEEP ON THE LION.I MOURN WITH THE BWATIYE NATION FROM THE MOUNTAINS OF MUBI TO THE PLAINS OF FOFURE DOWN TO THE BANKS OF THE RIVER BENUE OF LAMURDE WHERE YOU ARE FINALLY RESTING WITH YOUR ANCESTORS.ADIEU MY KING!