President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his sympathies to the people of Katsina State over the death of former Inspector-General of Police, Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf.
Jonathan mourns late former IG of Police
Former Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf died in Abuja on Wednesday, April 1, at the age of 83.
Jonathan shared his condolences via a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.
The statement reads:
“The President shares their grief as they mourn the eminent Nigerian who served his country dutifully throughout his successful career in the Nigerian Police, and later on, as a political leader and elder statesman.”
“The President believes that MD Yusuf, as he was fondly called by his friends and associates, will long be remembered for his outstanding political courage and exemplary determination during Nigeria’s transition to democracy after years of military rule.”
“President Jonathan recalls that as leader of the Grassroots Democratic Movement at that time, the late MD Yusuf embodied some of the best values of bravery and patriotism.”
“The President prays that Almighty Allah will grant his soul eternal rest and comfort all who mourn him.”
Alhaji Dikko Yusuf died in Abuja on Wednesday, April 1, at the age of 83.
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