Updated: March 1, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, over the passing of his father, Alhaji Aliyu Daneji.
President Buhari joined the family in mourning Alhaji Daneji, who was the a pioneer Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Kano State, and worked diligently to provide a formidable structure for governance in the state.
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“The President believes Alhaji Daneji’s foresight and large-heartedness in investing his time and resources in education continues to bear fruits in the state and nation, praying that the almighty God will comfort Dr Aliyu and the entire family.
“President Buhari also sends condolences to the people and government of Borno State over the passing of the first civilian Governor of the state, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, whose dedication and commitment to the development of the state remains a reference for many governments,” the presidency said in a statement.
“As pioneer civilian governor, the President acknowledges the foundation for good governance laid by the Alhaji Goni in the state, and the strong democratic culture that keeps resonating.
“President Buhari prays that God, in His infinite mercy, will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort his family and political associates,” the statement added.