Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan commiserated with the Urhobo people of Delta State on the death at the weekend of the President-General of the Urhobo Progressive Union, Major-General Patrick Aziza.
According to a statement by Reuben Abati, the President also extended his condolences to the Aziza family, the government and entire people of Delta State as well as the late general's friends, associates and former military colleagues.
"He joins them in mourning the passage of the former Minister and one-time military governor of Kebbi State who selflessly dedicated himself to the service of his people and community after retiring from a distinguished career in the nation's armed forces."
Aziza, the first military Governor of Kebbi State after it was split off from Sokoto State in, 1991 died of cancer this past weekend at the age of 66.
- CAJ News