By Chris Udochukwu
Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the demise of former Inspector General of Police, Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta who passed on Thursday.
Buhari described late Jimeta as a man of great courage, intellect and a true Nigerian Statesman.”
The President extended his condolences in a statement released by his his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu via his twitter handle.
The statement reads:
President Muhammadu Buhari expresses sadness over the death of Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta, a one-time Inspector General of Police whose transition was announced Thursday evening.
Conveying the condolences of his family and that of the government and people of Nigeria, the President describes the late crack police detective as “a man of great courage, intellect and a true Nigerian Statesman,” adding that “Today, Nigeria lost a great son. He lived for the nation and served with all his strength.”
“May Allah bless his soul and give fortitude to the bereaved family, the government and people of Adamawa State to bear this irreparable loss,” President Buhari prays.