President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Niger State on the passing of their former governor, Engr. Abdulkadir Kure, who died in Germany Sunday evening.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Monday, President Buhari also commiserated with wife of the deceased, Senator Zaynab Kure, her children, “the entire Kure family and the Nupe people, on the unfortunate demise of their illustrious son.”
The President, according to Femi Adesina, joined the bereaved 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,” the statement said.