President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his sadness over the deaths of the President of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP), Professor Sule Bello and the former military administrator of Delta State, the Commodore of the air Ibrahim Kefas.
President Buhari described the late Professor Bello as “not only a distinguished historian, but also a politician with progressive ideas who took the plunge to step into Balarabe Musa’s shoes at a time of opportunism. of our political culture to the detriment of principles ”.
In a statement signed by the President’s Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity Garba Shehu and made available to DAILY POST on Sunday, Buhari said: “I am pleased with the involvement of great academics like the professor. Bello in politics because it would go a long way to improving the quality of our democratic representation.
According to the president, “Prof. Bello had demonstrated that it is not enough for academics to remain on the periphery as critics, but that they should also actively participate in efforts to shape the course of our democracy. “
President Buhari also paid tribute to the late Military Administrator of Delta State, Air Commodore Ibrahim Kefas, describing him “as one of our finest military officers who did his job with remarkable professionalism. “.
He said that “the sacrifices of the excellent Air Force officer will never be forgotten and Nigeria will remain eternally grateful for his patriotic services”.