The President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, mourned the Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Aliyu, who died on Monday.
His condolence message was contained in an announcement by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled “President Buhari condoles with Borno State Govt over the demise of Emir of Biu.”
The assertion learn, “President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the federal government and other people of Borno State on the passing of Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Mustapha Umar Aliyu.
“The President additionally commiserates with the royal household and the Biu Emirate Council on the demise of His Royal Highness who for 31 years had the privilege of main the individuals of Biu with diligence and dedication.
“President Buhari affirms that the Emir who was a powerful advocate for peace and improvement within the North East area, demonstrated visionary management that was very evident to all, together with his efforts to modernise Biu by supporting the institution of academic establishments locally.
“The President notes that the Emir’s model of servant management for over three a long time earned him the belief and respect of his neighborhood, contemporaries and Nigerians from various political, social and spiritual leanings.
“He believes that the Emir’s good works will proceed to be remembered and cherished in his neighborhood and the broader area of the North East, praying almighty God to grant the soul of the departed everlasting relaxation and luxury to the individuals of Biu throughout this time of mourning.”