Buhari President mourns Umaru Shinkafi

President Muhammadu Buhari has
commiserated with the
government and people of
Zamfara and Sokoto States on the
passing away of one of their
illustrious sons, Alhaji Umaru
This is contained in a statement issued in
Abuja on Wednesday, July 6, by the president’s
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr
Femi Adesina.
Buhari described the departed politician,
administrator and technocrat, as an “expert
whose contributions to the development of
the security architecture of Nigeria remains
indelible, adding that others carried on where
he left off.’’
The President recalled that the former Federal
Commissioner of Internal Affairs and boss of
the National Security Organisation (NSO),
played frontline roles in the activities leading
to the eventual return and enthronement of
democracy in the country.
He called on family members, friends and
associates of the departed community leader,
who held the Marafan Sokoto traditional title
to take solace in the fact that the late Umaru
Shinkafi played the parts assigned to him
diligently , conscientiously and patriotically.

He enjoined them to emulate the good virtues
that he left behind.
President Buhari prayed that Almighty Allah
would grant the soul of the departed eternal

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