Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has condoled with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, over the death of his father, Alhaji Yusuf Buratai.
The condolence message was contained in a press statement issued by his Director-General, Press Affairs, Abdullahi Bego, yesterday.
He prayed with the Buratai family at this time of great loss and prayed Almighty Allah (SWT) to give the deceased and admit him to Al-Jannatul Firdausi.
Gaidam also prayed that Almighty Allah “will give the COAS and the rest of the family the fortitude to bear the loss.”
“He once again salutes the commitment and courage of Lt-Gen. Buratai and all the men in uniform in executing the war against insurgency in the North-east and assures him of Yobe state government’s continued support to the efforts to restore peace in the region.”