President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and the people of Kogi State over the death of Dr. Abdul I. Atta.
In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Monday, the President joined the people of the North Central state in mourning the former Permanent Secretary in the Northern Region’s Ministry of Health, who will always be remembered as an illustrious civil servant who served his region and country very well with his remarkable medical and administrative skills.
According to the statement, Buhari recalled that Atta treated his patients with great care and compassion, and also administered the Ministries of Health in Northern Nigeria and the old North Central State with exemplary efficiency.
He however urged all who mourn the late doctor and administrator to be comforted by the knowledge that he lived a long, worthy and fulfilled life of service to his country.
Mr. President prays that God Almighty will receive Dr. Atta’s soul and grant him peaceful rest.