President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday commiserated with members of the Association of Retired Police Officers on the death, on Thursday in Abuja, of one of their representatives at the ongoing national conference, Hamma Misau.
The president, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, extended condolences to the retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police’ family, the government and people of Bauchi State, as well as the Chairman of the National Conference, Justice Idris Kutigi (rtd.) and all of the deceased’s co-delegates.
Abati said President joined them in mourning Misau who patriotically served his nation, state and community throughout his 34 years of distinguished service in the Nigeria Police Force.
He observed that even in retirement, the deceased continued to be actively engaged with efforts to move the nation forward as shown by his participation in the National Conference.
“As he is laid to rest in his home state today, President Jonathan urges all delegates to the National Conference to resolve to honour his memory by rededicating themselves to working conscientiously towards further strengthening national unity, and promoting peace, security, political stability and faster development in the country.
“The President prays that Almighty Allah will receive Hamma Misau’s soul and grant him eternal rest in Paradise,” the statement read.