President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday commiserated with the Association of Retired Police Officers, over the death of its member and one of their representative at the ongoing National Conference, Hamman Misau.
Mr. Misau, 67, a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, died on Thursday evening at the National Hospital, Abuja.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, the president also extended condolences to Mr. Misau’s family, the government and people of Bauchi State, the Chairman of the National Conference, Justice Idris Kutigi, and all of the deceased’s co-delegates.
“The President joins them in mourning Hamman Misau, who patriotically served his nation, state and community throughout his 34 years of distinguished service in the Nigeria Police Force and even in retirement, 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 Hamman Misau’s soul and grant him eternal rest in Paradise”, Mr. Abati said.