By; IYOKPO J. EGBODO, Abuja
Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has commiserated with the government and people of Plateau state over the death of Senator John Shagaya.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, Hon. Dogara, described the late General Shagaya as a fine gentleman, reputable elder statesman, distinguished lawmaker and accomplished military officer.
The Speaker who described the late Shagaya’s death as a big loss to Nigeria said that his generation fought to keep Nigeria together.
“We will continue to remember his sacrifices as a military officer who fought in the civil war to keep Nigeria one”.
“We console with his the Shagaya family, people and government of Plateau state over this irreparable loss”.