Niger gov’t mourns late Muazu Wali

The Niger Government on expressed deep sadness over the death of Walin Kontagora, Alhaji Muazu Wali.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Wali died on March 5 at the Medical Centre, Bida after an illness.

Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government told NAN in an interview on that the Walin Kontagora would be missed by the government and of the state.

“The Wali a thorough gentleman and committed son of the state.

“We will always remember his great virtues of hard work, honesty, and selflessness,” he said.

The SSG, on behalf of the government and of the state, conveyed heartfelt condolences to the deceased’s family and the entire Kontagora emirate.

“We pray Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant eternal rest.

“We also pray Allah to his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” he said.

NAN that the Wali, a Librarian of repute, born on Dec. 15, 1940.

He survived by his wife, Hajiya Hauwa Wali, a Permanent Secretary in the Niger Government House in Minna, and many children. (NAN)