President Mohammadu Buhari on Saturday commensurate with the family of Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi Rafindadi, a former minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over his demise.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on media and Publicity Garbage Shehu, a presidential delegate led by Abba Kyari during a condolence visit to the former military Governor of Kano state delivered President Buhari’s condolence message.
Other delegates were the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna on behalf of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the Government House and by the Emir of Hadejia, Dr Adamu Abubakar Maje Haruna at the residence of the late AVM Abdullahi.
President Buhari, said AVM Rafindadi will be remembered. “the FCT, the old Kano State and the nation as a whole will be long remembered. “He will be missed by his family and the nation for a long time,” the President said.
AVM Hamza Abdullahi died after a short illness in Germany and was buried in Kano on Friday.
AVM Rafindadi was a one-time Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, he also served as the military Governor of Kano State under president Buhari when he was the Military Head of State.