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FG mourns former minister, Dr Mamud Tukur

President Buhari’s delegation

A Federal Government delegation led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has visited Adamawa to commiserated with the over the demise of Dr. Mamud Tukur a former Minister of Commerce and Industry and first Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano.

Professor Gambari accompanied by the FCT Minister Mohammed Bello and other dignitaries were at the Government House, Yola to convey the condolences of President Muhammadu Buhari, a statement by Humwashi Wonosikou, the Chief press Secretary to Adamawa state Governor said.

Prof Gambari described the late Dr Tukur as a true Nigerian, a mentor and role model.

President Buhari, in his tribute, recalled that as Minister of Trade in his first coming as Military Head of State, Dr Tukur introduced a lot of schemes that revived the local industry, boosted exports and gave real meaning and effect to import substitution in regenerating the indigenous manufacturing sector of the economy.

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who expressed his appreciation and that of the People of Adamawa State to the President, disclosed that the death of Dr Tukur has left a vacuum.

Dr Tukur died at the age of 83.

Hamza Alkali

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