The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Senator Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow in condolence message signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Press Affairs, Mr Martins Dickson described late Mallam Yusuf Buratai as a great achiever who retired as a veteran warrior.
In the letter the Adamawa State Governor and the entire people of the state are condoling the chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai who is the biological son to Mallam Yusuf Buratai.
Bindow described late Mallam Yusuf Buratai as a great achiever a disciplinarian and father who lived a fulfilled life and is revered as well as respected by many in the society for his uprightness.
“The loss of late Mallam Yusuf has created a gap and a void of fatherly and experienced advise not only to his son the chief of army staff but to the entire people of the North East who look up to him for advise and guidance”.
The father of the Chief of Army Staff, passed away in Maiduguri on Friday morning, According to the Director of Public Relation of Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Kukahsaka Usman, “the man passed on in his house along Baga Road in Maiduguri on Friday morning”.
He prayed Almighty Allah to give the Buratai family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.