Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has on behalf of the Forum expressed condolences to Sheik Ahmed Lemu, over the death of Abubakar Shehu Lemu, his eldest son.
In a condolence message to the revered Islamic Scholar and members of his family, Governor Lalong described the death of the late Abubakar, as a great loss to the family, Niger State and the Nation.
He said “Late Abubakar, a retired Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, distinguished himself in serving the country meritoriously within and outside the country, and also impacting the lives of people particularly at the community level. The Northern Governors Forum shares in your pain at this moment of grief”.
The Northern Governors Chairman also noted that although the death of Late Abubakar remains painful, it has to be accepted as the wish of Allah who is his maker and decided to take him, having fulfilled his purpose on earth.
He prayed Allah (SWT) to grant the deceased eternal rest and comfort the family, noting that Late Abubakar will continue to be remembered for his humility, tolerance, generosity and service to humanity.