Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.
Okowa, in a statement authored via his verified Twitter account, said Kyari’s death remains a great loss.
He prayed that God grant the family of Mallam Abba Kyari and Presidency the fortitude to bear the loss.
The statement reads: “It is with great sadness that I, my family, the government and people of Delta State commiserate with President Buhari, the Kyari family and the entire Presidency on the passing away of former Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.
“Mallam Abba Kyari’s death remains a great loss — given his coordinating responsibilities in the Presidency. At this critical time, our thoughts and prayers are with his family. May Almighty God give them the fortitude to bear this loss. Amen.”