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Goodluck Jonathan Ex-President commiserates with Taraba people over ex-Gov, Suntai’s death

The former President also described the former Taraba Governor as a man that worked for the unification of Nigeria.

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Former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the Government and people of Taraba state over the death of the ex-Governor of the state, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai.

According to reports, Suntai died in the United States of America (USA), on Wednesday, June 26, 2017.

The former President also described the former Taraba Governor as a man that worked for the unification of Nigeria.

GEJ said “I am deeply saddened by the death of former Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Danbaba Suntai, who passed on at the age of 55 years.

“He was a committed patriot, an astute politician and altruistic State Governor who worked assiduously to improve the lives of the good people of Taraba State.

“Through his purposeful leadership and development strides, the late Suntai was able to establish an enviable governance paradigm that has continued to guide Taraba State towards its desired greatness.

“As a democrat, the late Suntai etched his name in the annals of our democratic advancement by working courageously for the emergence and consolidation of the Fourth Republic.

“Before venturing into politics Suntai acquitted himself as a highly committed practitioner who brought honour and glory to the pharmacy profession.

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“His good works as a dedicated family man, accomplished professional, selfless politician and great philanthropist would continue to live after him.

“On behalf of my family, I convey our deepest sympathy to his family, Government and good people of Taraba State, and the rest of the country.

“May his soul find eternal repose in the bosom of the Almighty God.”

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu recently attacked Goodluck Jonathan, describing him as a weak leader.

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