Buhari mourns late Rear Admiral Olumide

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family and friends of former Federal Commissioner for Works, Rear Admiral Olufemi Olumide, “who served meritoriously in the military rising to the peak of his career as a Naval Officer before retirement.”

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja on Saturday said the President commiserated with professional colleagues of the former minister, and Igbobi College Old Boys Association, urging them to find comfort in the good works of the deceased, noting that he played a strategic role in infrastructure development across the country as a trained Mechanical Engineer.

It said that “alas, one of the pioneers of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, and an engineer that attended many special courses at home and abroad” died.

The President believes the rich experiences and knowledge of Rear Admiral Olumide will be sorely missed.

The President prayed that the almighty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort his family.

 

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