Elder Statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark on Thursday led his friends, associates and political sons to condole with the FCT Minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, over the death of his elder brother, Mallam Yusuf Mohammed Baba.
Chief Clark described the death as sad but appreciated God that the late Mallam Baba lived a successful and exemplary life worthy of emulation.
The Elder Statesman remarked that the deceased was a role model and one of the first University Graduates, who positively impacted on the lives of many, especially the less-privileged persons in the society.
He enjoined the Minister and their entire family to take solace that the deceased lived a fulfilled life and prayed for the repose of his gentle soul.
Responding, the Minister thanked the Elder Statesman for his modesty and humility to be in his residence to sympathize with him and his family.
The Minister said that he and his entire family appreciate this uncommon gesture and sense of solidarity especially coming from an Elder Statesman in the class of Chief Clark at this period of grieves.
Meanwhile, the wife of the Vice President, Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo was also at the official residence of the FCT Minister on Wednesday to commiserate with the Minister.
She described the death as sad and great loss to the entire people of Bauchi State, considering his contributions to the development of Bauchi State particularly in the educational sub-sector.
Hajiya Amina Sambo prayed to Almighty Allah that his gentle soul rest in perfect peace as well as the immediate family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.