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Buhari Mourns With Kogi State

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 04, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari is mourning with the Government and the people of Kogi State over the death of Dr. Abdul I. Atta.

In a statement released on Monday by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), the president sent his condolences and urged them to be comforted by the knowledge that he lived a long, worthy and fulfilled life of service to his country.

“President Buhari joins them in mourning the former Permanent Secretary in the Northern Region’s Ministry of Health, who will always be remembered as an illustrious civil servant who served his region and country very well with his remarkable medical and administrative skills,” the statement read.

“The President recalls that Dr. Atta treated his patients with great care and compassion, and also administered the Ministries of Health in Northern Nigeria and the old North Central State with exemplary efficiency.”

“President Buhari urges all who mourn the late doctor and administrator to be comforted by the knowledge that he lived a long, worthy and fulfilled life of service to his country.”

“He prays that God Almighty will receive Dr. Atta’s soul and grant him peaceful rest.”