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Buhari condoles with Fintiri, others over Tukur’s death



ACTDF boss, Dallaji, loses brother

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Governor Ahmadu Fintiri and the people of Adamawa State over the demise of former Minister of Commerce and Industry and first Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano (BUK), Dr. Mamud Tukur.

A Federal Government delegation led by the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, were at the Government House, Yola, yesterday, to convey the condolences of Buhari.

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Bello, was as part of the delegation.


Buhari described late Tukur as: “A true Nigerian, a mentor and role model to generations,” and prayed God to grant the bereaved the fortitude to bear the loss of “an illustrious son, whose memory is eternal honour, respect and gratitude of many Nigerians.”

Fintiri, who expressed appreciation to Buhari, said the death of Tukur left a vacuum, noting: “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 Dallaji family of Wornu, Tafawa Balewa Local Council of Bauchi State, has announced the demise of Dr. Isiaku Dalaji.In a statement yesterday, the family disclosed that Dallaji died at the age of 57 while battling an undisclosed illness.

The statement signed on behalf of the family by his brother and founder of African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF), Noah Dallaji, noted that the deceased was, until his death, a Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, near Jos.

In a tribute to his late brother, the ACTDF boss noted the shortness of life, but said the family was consoled by the dignified life the late Dallaji lived.


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