President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, commiserated with the government and the people of Kogi State on the death of Dr. Abdul I. Atta.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari joined them in mourning the former Permanent Secretary in the Northern Region’s Ministry of Health.
It added that Attah would always be remembered as an illustrious civil servant that served his region and country very well with his remarkable medical and administrative skills.
“The President recalls that Dr. Atta treated his patients with great care and compassion, and also administered the Ministries of Health in Northern Nigeria and the old North Central State with exemplary efficiency.
“President Buhari urges all who mourn the late doctor and administrator to be comforted by the knowledge that he lived a long, worthy and fulfilled life of service to his country,” the statement noted.
President Buhari prayed that God Almighty will receive Dr. Atta’s soul and grant him peaceful rest.