Wednesday, 25 November 2015

President Buhari Mourns Paramount Tiv Ruler 'Alfred Akawe Torkula'

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness on the passing away of the Paramount Ruler of the Tiv people of Benue State, the Tor Tiv, Alfred Akawe Torkula.

In a statement released by Femi Adesina, Buhari commiserated with the immediate families, friends and associates of the deceased, the governments and people of Benue States and urges them to take solace in the knowledge that the departed distinguished Nigerians lived well and contributed significantly to the development of not only their states but the country in general.

President Buhari, who notes that the Fourth Tor Tiv was a great advocate of peace and unity during his 24-year reign, urged his subjects to maintain the existing peace during and after the succession process.

The President prays that God Almighty grants rest to the souls of the senior citizen.



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