The Executive Governor of Yobe state Ibrahim Gaidam has received with sadness the news of the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai.
In a statement made available to Inside Arewa News by Abdullahi Bego the Director-General Press Affairs Yobe state government house.
The governor’s thoughts and prayers are with the Buratai family at this time of great loss.
H.E Governor Gaidam prays Almighty Allah (SWT) to forgive the deceased and admit him to al-jannatul firdausi.
The governor also prays that Almighty Allah will give the COAS and the rest of the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
The governor once again salutes the commitment and courage of Lt. General Buratai and all our men and women in uniform in executing the war against insurgency in the North East and assures of the Yobe State Government’s continued support to the effort to restore peace in the region.