Okowa condoles Adamawa gov over father’s death
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserated with his Adamawa counterpart, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, on the death of his father, Alhaji Umaru Badami.
Okowa issued condolence message yesterday in Asaba through a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika.
The governor consoled the family and people of Adamawa on the demise of Badami.
He described the deceased as a patriotic, courageous, disciplined and dedicated man, who served the country diligently as a soldier before he retired in 1984.
“We received the news of the demise of your beloved father with shock, but we are consoled by the fact that he lived a life of dedicated service to the country.
“We share in Governor Fintiri’s sorrow and pains at this period and pray that God will grant him the courage to bear the loss, even as we pray for the repose of the soul of the departed father.
“On behalf of my family, government and people of Delta State, I mourn with my brother Governor Ahmadu Finitiri on the passing away of his beloved father, Alhaji Umaru Badami.”
Okowa prayed that God would comfort Fintiri and his family and grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.