By Ogechi Okorie
Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of paramount traditional ruler, the Aku Uka of Wukari and Chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi, as a great loss to Taraba State and Nigeria.
The president’s reaction to the news of the death of the leading traditional ruler was contained in a statement issued yesterday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in Abuja.
The President said: “The passing of Shekarau Angyu at this time when the country needed his immense wisdom and knowledge in its efforts to overcome its challenges is a great loss for which I cannot find the right words to describe.”
According to President Buhari, “the late paramount ruler was a simple man who avoided publicity and controversy throughout his life of service to his people and the country.”
Kalu, in a condolence statement in Abuja, extolled the virtues of the late traditional ruler and described him as a strong advocate of peaceful co-existence among ethnic groups in Nigeria.Follow Us on Social Media for Latest news