Buhari reacts to death of ex-Nasarawa Gov. Akwe-Doma

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday condoled with family of the
immediate past Governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe-Doma.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi
Adesina, Buhari also extended his condolence to the government and
people of Nasarawa State over the death of the former governor on

Buhari described the late governor as an "astute leader," who served
the "nation as a civil servant for many years, and later rose through
the ranks to become a Permanent Secretary."

The President affirmed that "Alhaji Doma, who also served as a Deputy
Governor in the old Plateau State, worked assiduously for the country
as a member of the Presidential Joint National Consultative and
Advisory Committee of Traditional Rulers and Leaders of Thought
(1995–1998) and the National Committee on the Future of Higher
Education in Nigeria (1996–1998), amongst others."

The statement added, "As the elected governor of the state, 2007-2011,
the President commends the sacrifices of Alhaji Doma in promoting
peaceful co-existence, infrastructural development in the state,
particularly his zeal to improve the standard of education.

"President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant the departed
soul eternal rest, and comfort members of his family."
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