Former governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has consoled with the government and people of Niger state on the death of ex-governor Abdulkadir Kure.He described Kure as an “ebullient politician, a statesman and patriot” who will be missed by all according to a statement by his Media Office.
He said,”I commiserate with Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, the government and people of Niger State over the death of Senator Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure.
“I also commiserate with former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, former head of state, General AbdulsalamiAbubakar and other leaders in Niger State.
“Governor Kure was a statesman, a patriot. We were governors at the same period (1999-2007). Even though we belonged to different political platforms, it was easily decipherable that Engineer Kure was dedicated to the course of the country, as he was committed to the course of Niger State and its people.
“Alhaji Kure was an ebullient politician. He was down-to-heart and humble. The country will miss him. The political class will miss him even more.
“My heart goes out to Senator Zainab Kure, the children and the entire Kure family. I pray that God Almighty comfort them and give them the courage to bear the loss”.
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