By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia
The Vice Chancellor Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed has extolled the virtues of late Rev Panya Baba, the former ECWA President and father of the Etsu Karu Pharmacist Luka Panya Baba.
The Vice Chancellor, who led a university delegation on a condolence visit to the Etsu Karu’s palace in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state Thursday, described the late baba as a father to all whose wise counsel will be missed by all.
He prayed God Almighty to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss and be comforted that baba has gone home to rest with the lord.
Responding the son of the late Reverend Baba Panya and the Etsu Karu Pharmacist Luka Baba Panya thanked the Vice Chancellor and the university management for the love and concern extended to the family at this very trying moment. He gave thanks to the Almighty for the life of baba who he said as a missionary since the age of 16 had lived a very impactful life to all he came across.The Etsu Karu, who is the Chancellor of Bingham University said he had learned so much from his late father. The late Reverend Baba Panya passed on to the great beyond on the 19th October 2019 at the ripe age of 87 years and will be buried on Saturday 26th October 2019 in Karu.