Tuesday, 29 September 2020

President Buhari mourns the passing of his “Daddy”



President Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed sadness over the passing of his long time-senior friend, Gabriel Igboanugo. According to the Buhari, “Daddy” as he fondly called  Igboanugo, lived a ripe old age.


I morn the passing of Mr. Gabriel Igboanugo, at the age of 95. He was Principal Education Officer at Command Secondary School, Jos, when I was General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3rd Armoured Division in Jos. A very close friend of mine, though much older; I called him daddy.

I received a letter from his wife, Lady Margaret, informing me of his passing, and burial details, I commiserate wo  th the entire Igboanugu family, I urge them to take solace in the fact that Daddy lived to a ripe old age, and positively touched the lives of countless people.

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