Plateau state governor mourns elder statesman, Alhaji Alhassan Shu’aibu


Plateau state Governor Simon Bako Lalong, has condole the people of Kanam Emirate and the nation over the death of Alhaji Shuaibu Alhassan, an elder statesman.

Lalong, in a statement issued to the News Agencyof Nigeria (NAN) by his director of press, Mr Makit Simon Macham in Jos, described the death of Alhassan as a great loss to the Kanam Emirate, the state, and the nation.

He said the elder statesman and community leader contributed immensely to the development of Plateau and the nation.

According to the governor, Alhassan through the various responsibilities he carried out as a Permanent Secretary in the Plateau State Civil Service and as Board Member of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), was diligent in the discharge of his duties.

He commiserated with the immediate family and the Kanam Emirate Council where he was a prince, saying the legacies he left behind would remain indelible in the annals of history.

He said the elder statesman impacted many people who came across him through his benevolence, compassion, deep knowledge and sacrifices. Meanwhile, reports said that governor Lalong had visited the deceased at his Abuja residence shortly after he was discharged from the hospital on the 7th January

May the Almighty grant him, Janna.

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