FORMER Governor of Abia, Sen. Orji Kalu, has expressed sadness over the death of a former Governor of Yobe, Sen. Bukar Ibrahim.
Ibrahim died at 73 on Sunday in Saudi Arabia after a protracted illness.
Kalu, who is the Senate Committee Chairman on Privatisation, in a statement issued by his Media Office in Abakaliki on Monday, noted that Ibrahim would be sorely missed.
The senator acknowledged late Ibrahim’s contributions to nation building in various capacities.
“The late former governor was a consummate politician and compassionate leader.
“I commiserate with the government and people of Yobe as Ibrahim will be remembered for his good deeds.
“I urged the deceased’s family to sustain his worthy legacies as our prayers and thoughts are with them,” he said.
Kalu prayed Allah to forgive the Ibrahim’s shortcomings and make “Al- Jannah Firdaus” his final abode.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ibrahim was the governor of Yobe from January 1992 to November 1993 and from May 1999 to May 2007.
He also represented Yobe East at the Senate from June 2007 to June 2019. (NAN)
-February 5, 2024 @ 16:33 GMT|Tags: Orji Kalu Sen. Bukar Ibrahim.