President Buhari Mourns Gamaliel Onosode's Passage
BEVERLY HILLS, September 29, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the foremost administrator and technocrat, Mr Gamaliel Onosode, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 82.
President Buhari also commiserated with the government and people of Delta State, and the Nigerian Baptist Convention on the passing away of their illustrious son and evangelist.
In a statement signed by the President's special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, President Buhari joined them in mourning Onosode, who apart from being a colossus in Nigeria's private sector, also excelled in public service on various occasions.
The statement said: “President Buhari believes that Mr. Onosode will be long remembered as an exemplary citizen and leader who made very significant contributions to national development.
“The President urges his family, friends, associates and other Nigerians to honour Mr. Onosode’s memory by upholding the virtues of integrity, honesty and dedication to service, which he passionately promoted in his long and highly successful career in the private and public sectors.
“He prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn the late Onosode and grant his soul eternal rest.”