President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has expressed his sadness over the death of one of the delegates of the ongoing National Conference Professor Muhammad Nur Alkali.
The late Alkali who was one of the six people representing the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs died at the age of 68 at his residence in Maiduguri, Borno state.
In a press release signed by special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Reuben Abati, President Jonathan sends his felicitations to the family friends, the leadership of the national conference, as well as Nigeria’s Supreme Council for Islamic affairs.
While consoling relatives of the former vice chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, President Jonathan reminds them to find solace in the fact that Prof. Alkali lived a fulfilled life in service to his community and country.
The President also added that although Alkali died before the conclusion of the national conference, his contributions at the conference and his impact at different offices held: vice-chancellor, University of Maiduguri, director-general, National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies and member, Presidential Committee on Insecurity in the North East. will forever be embellished in our memories.
In conclusion, President Jonathan prays that God Almighty will comfort all those that mourn the late professor Muhammad Nur Alkali