THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – The All Progressives Congress (APC) mourns the death of the former military governor of Kaduna, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Mukhtar Muhammed (rtd).
According to a statement issued by Bolaji Abdullahi, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, the party condoled with the wife, children, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and the government and people of Kaduna and Jigawa states over the death of the elder statesman, who was the Wazirin Dutse, Jigawa State and Chairman of the first private FM station in Kano, Freedom Radio, report says
Bolaji said the late elder statesman was a principled military officer and a patriot who fought passionately against insecurity and poverty in the north and the entire country.
The statement read:
‘The late AVM Muhammed who was the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) Board of Trustees, deputy chairman, was a patriot and leading progressive voice in the country who spoke passionately for the unity and development of the north and the entire country, in order to salvage it from numerous problems of insecurity and poverty.
‘He was one of the country’s finest and principled military officer who distinguished himself in the various commands and assignments he held and undertook in the Nigerian Air-force.
‘While the death of the AVM Muhammed is a sad and painful loss, we should take solace on the fact that he lived an impactful life. May the Almighty Allah (SWT) grant his eternal rest in Aljannah Firdaus.’