Dogara commiserates with Sokoto state over Hamzat Ahmadu’s death
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara, has condoled the government and people of Sokoto State and the Sultanate Council over the demise of Alhaji Hamzat Ahmadu.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Turaki Hassan, Special Adviser on Media to Dogara, in Abuja on Monday.
Dogara described Ahmadu’s death as a big loss not only to Sokoto State, but Nigeria in general.
He said that the deceased made valuable contributions to the development of Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives.
The speaker described the deceased a consummate statesman and an accomplished diplomat who dedicated his life and time to the service of his country and people.
Dogara prayed God to grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss of former Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S. Ahmadu died at a private hospital in Lagos on Sunday at the age of 92.
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