– President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of former Niger state governor, Abdulkadir Kure
– The president extended his condolences to the government and people of Niger state
– President Buhari also pays tribute to Kure’s unselfish dedication to the progress of his state, symbolised by his selfless services to his community even after leaving office
President Buhari mourns former Niger governor
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, January 9, expressed sadness over the demise of former Niger state governor, Abdulkadir Kure.
The president in a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, extended his condolences to the government and people of Niger State on the death of a former governor of the state, Abdulkadir Kure.
President Buhari also commiserated with the widow of the deceased, Senator Zaynab Kure and her children, all the Kure family and the Nupe people, on the death.
Read the statement in full below:
“The President joins them in mourning the two-term governor and vibrant political leader who was a great promoter of peaceful co-existence, development and the unity of the Nigerian state throughout his life.
“President Buhari pays tribute to Engr. Kure’s unselfish dedication to the progress of his state, symbolised by his selfless services to his community even after leaving office.
“The President prays that the Almighty Allah will receive Governor Kure’s soul and comfort all who mourn him.”
Some Nigerian leaders such as Ibrahim Babangida, Governor Nyesom Wike and Orji Uzor Kalu have reacted to the death of Kure.
Kure died in Germany where he went for medical treatment after he was flown abroad last week following a relapse of an undisclosed illness.
The deceased was a two-term governor of the state from 1999 to 2007.
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