Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has
commiserated with the government and people of Nasarawa State over the death of
the Emir of Keffi and Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Alhaji Muhammadu
This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday
by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
The statement said "Buhari joins others, including the
education community in mourning the highly revered traditional ruler.
It added that Chindo-Yamusa II would be remembered as an
advocate of peace and unity, a prerequisite for meaningful development of the
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"The late emir will be greatly missed and remembered as one
who generously contributed to national development through his fatherly counsel
and advice to those in authority.
"Buhari particularly recalled the late emir’s appeal to
Nigerians to support the Federal Government’s effort to counter insurgency ,
other social vices and his advocacy for education as bedrock for development.
"The President prayed that Almighty Allah will grant
Chindo-Yamusa eternal rest and provide a successor who will do even more for
the peace, development and prosperity of the people of Nasarawa State.’’