AVM Ab­dul­lahi: Kyari leads FG del­e­ga­tion to Kano

Sunday Trust - - NEWS - By Is­mail Mu­dashir

Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari has ex­pressed his pro­found grief and sor­row over the death of Air Vice Mar­shall Hamza Ab­dul­lahi (rtd), a one-time Min­is­ter of the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory, (FCT) who also served as the mil­i­tary Gover­nor of Kano State un­der him when he was the Mil­i­tary Head of State.

AVM Hamza Ab­dul­lahi died af­ter a short ill­ness in Ger­many and was buried in Kano on Fri­day.

Pres­i­dent Buhari, in a con­do­lence mes­sage de­liv­ered by a govern­ment del­e­ga­tion led his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari in Kano, paid rich trib­utes to the late AVM Ab­dul­lahi, say­ing that his ser­vices to the mil­i­tary, the FCT, the old Kano State and the na­tion as a whole will be long re­mem­bered.

The del­e­ga­tion was re­ceived by the Deputy Gover­nor of Kano State, Al­haji Nasiru Gawuna on be­half of Gover­nor Ab­dul­lahi Umar Gan­duje at the Govern­ment House and by the Emir of Hade­jia, Dr Adamu Abubakar Maje Haruna at the res­i­dence of the late AVM Ab­dul­lahi.

The Se­nior Spe­cial As­sis­tant to the Pres­i­dent on Media and Pub­lic­ity, Garba Shehu said both lead­ers thanked Pres­i­dent Buhari for iden­ti­fy­ing with their peo­ple at this sad mo­ment.

Pres­i­dent Buhari also ex­tended his sym­pa­thies to the fam­ily and friends of the Tal­ban Katsina, Am­bas­sador Zakari Ibrahim who lost a 36-year old son, Sham­sud­deen Zakari fol­low­ing a brief ill­ness.

The del­e­ga­tion was also on a con­do­lence mis­sion to the fam­ily home of late Al­haji Ab­dul­rah­man Na-Kano Rafind­adi, who died at 85 af­ter a pro­tracted ill­ness.

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