President Muhammadu Buhari has extended condolences to the government and people of Niger State over the death of former governor of the state, Engr. Abdulkadir Kure.
Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, also commiserated with wife of the deceased, Senator Zaynab Kure and her children, all the Kure family and the Nupe people, on the unfortunate death of their illustrious son.
He joined them in mourning the two-term governor and vibrant political leader who was a great promoter of peaceful co-existence, development and the unity of the Nigerian state throughout his life.
Buhari paid tribute to Engr. Kure’s unselfish dedication to the progress of his state, symbolised by his selfless services to his community even after leaving office.
The President prayed that the Almighty Allah will receive Kure’s soul and comfort all who mourn him.