President Muhammadu Buhari has received with sadness, the news of the passing of the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Adamu Ciroma.
Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Thursday said Ciroma ill be long remembered for his remarkable service and dedication to the country’s unity, progress and stability.
The statement reads: “On behalf of himself, the Federal Government and all Nigerians, the President extends sincere condolences to the Ciroma family, the government and people of Yobe State on the passing of the elder statesman.
‘The President believes that Ciroma as a political leader and Federal cabinet minister for Industries, Agriculture and Finance, at various points in his remarkable life, will be long remembered for his remarkable service and dedication to the country’s unity, progress and stability.
‘President Buhari also affirms that the late former CBN Governor will be honoured too for his contributions in promoting democracy in Nigeria and his legacies should be a constant reminder to politicians who wish to work for the good of their communities and our great country.
‘The President prays that Almighty Allah will grant Malam Ciroma eternal rest and comfort the elder statesman’s family, relatives, friends and associates.’