- President Muhammadu has sent a condolence message to the family of the late former IGP, Ibrahim Coomassie
- The president said he received the news of Coomassie’s death with shock and a deep sense of loss
- He prayed to Allah to receive Coomassie’s soul and grant the family he left behind the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, government and people of Katsina state over the demise of his classmate and former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie.
The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Thursday, July 19, NAN reports.
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NAIJ.com gathers that President Buhari said he received the news of the death of the chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) with shock and deep sense of loss.
He said: “Nigeria will never forget the excellent leadership the late Coomassie gave to the Nigeria Police Force during the many years he served as IG.”
He said his thoughts were with late Ibrahim Coomassie’s family and those mourning the demise of the late community leader and fine gentleman.
“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I pray to Allah to receive his soul and grant the family he left behind the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” he said.
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Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie had passed on.
The death of the former police boss was announced in a tweet on Thursday, July 19, by Saleh Shehu Ashaka, a journalist who works with the VOA.
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