From Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu
His Excellency Governor, Mai Mala Buni, today paid a condolence visit to his Borno state counterpart Governor Babagana Zulum over the death of former Governor of the old Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Goni and the Shehu of Bama Alh. Kyari Umar Ibn El-kanemi.
Buni described the death of the two leaders as sad and a great loss to the people.
The governor while presenting condolence letter to Zulum, said late Mohammed Goni had during his administration executed various development projects of which Yobe state was a beneficiary.
“He was a true statesman and astute administrator,” Buni said.
The governor also described the late Shehu of Bama as a man of peace and a leader with the respect and followership of his people.
“On behalf of my self, government and people of Yobe state, l extend our sincere condolences to the family, government and people of Borno state and, the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Governor Mai Mala Buni prayed for the repose of the gentle souls of the departed leaders.