Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, has paid tribute to former Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie, who passed on Thursday.
Late Coomasie, who was Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum(ACF) was buried in his home state, Kastina on Friday.
The governor said that Alhaji Coomasie made his mark as a public servant, and a respected leader.
In a statement by Samuel Aruwan,the governor’s spokesman said:“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has received with a deep sense of grief news of the death of Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie ,the Sardaunan Katsina and Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum(ACF).
“On behalf of the people of Kaduna State and the Kaduna State Government, I will like to extend my heartfelt condolence to the family of our respected elder and leader, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie.
“Ibrahim Coomassie was a patriot and a distinguished Nigerian, who gave his all to foster peace, unity and progress of the country.
“We are grateful to him for his public service and the leadership he provided outside government. We recall with fondness his sterling role in the successful durbar that was held in December 2017 to mark the centenary of Kaduna city. “
El-Rufai, prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased and for Allah to comfort his family and to grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
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