By; TINA PHINEAS, Yola
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Adamawa State over the sad demise of Dr. Mamud Tukur a former Minister of Commerce and Industry and first Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano.
A statement signed by the Press Secretary to Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, Humwashi Wonosikou, disclosed that a high powered Federal Government delegation led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, accompanied by the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello and other dignitaries were at theYola Government House on Sunday to convey the condolences of President Buhari.
The president escribed the late Dr Tukur as a true Nigerian, a mentor and role model to generations.
He prayed Allah to grant Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the family, government and People of Adamawa the fortitude to bear the loss of an illustrious son, whose memory, is eternal honour, respect and gratitude of many Nigerians.
Responding, governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri expressed his appreciation and that of the People of Adamawa State to the President.
Fintiri disclosed that the death of Dr Tukur has left a vacuum, pointing out that “We’ve lost a great son of Adamawa, a brother and father who was committed to the Adamawa project. His wealth of experience will be greatly missed by all”.
The governor prayed Allah to grant Dr Tukur his endless mercy, admit him into Aljanna.