The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has described the late Alhaji Maitama Sule as a major stabilizing influence in Nigeria, stressing that the late Ambassador will surely be missed.
In a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos, Governor Ikpeazu condoled his Kano State counterpart, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, the emirate council and people of Kano State on the death of the frontline nationalist and statesman.
“Alhaji Sule was a major stabilizing influence in Nigeria. We will surely miss him at this time but give God thanks for allowing us share same space with him for 88 years.
“On behalf of myself and the good people of Abia State, I pray that God will grant the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor