ABUJA – President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with Gov. Babangida Aliyu and the people of Niger over the death of Sen. Dahiru Kuta.
In a statement issued by Dr Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Jonathan also condoled with the Senate, the PDP and members of Kuta’s family.
Until his death on Thursday, Kuta was the senator representing Niger East Senatorial District in the senate on the platform of the PDP.
“On behalf of himself, his family, the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan extends sincere condolences to Governor Babangida Aliyu and the people of Niger on the death earlier today of Sen.Dahiru Kuta.
“Jonathan also commiserates with the Senate President, Sen.David Mark, and Sen. Kuta’s other distinguished colleagues in the upper legislative chamber.
“The president joins them in mourning Sen. Kuta whose notable contributions to the legislative work of the senate will be greatly missed.
“President Jonathan also believes that Kuta’s significant contributions to the development of party politics and democratic institutions of governance in his home state and country will stand to his eternal credit.
“He also believes that Kuta will always be remembered as a very committed and forthright lawmaker who did his best in the service of his community and father land.”(NAN)