The Executive Governor of Adamawa State,Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has condoled with the family of late Senator Paul Wampana a third Republic Senator and Minister.
The Governor commesirated with Vimtim community and the Mubi Emirate council over the loss.
In a letter of Condolence signed by Humwashi Wonosikou,Press Secretary Said
Governor Fintiri received with shock the news of the demise of Senator Paul Wampana, describing his death as a sad development and an exit of a great son of the state.
“Adamawa mourns ” Governor Fintiri said. “Compelled by his unshakeable faith and deep love of country, Late Senator Wampana dedicated his life to defending both Adamawa and the Adamawa project- fighting tirelessly to ensure that the state remains a land of justice, freedom and hope”. He said
He continue to say that Adamawa has lost a hero and a statesman, “Never afraid to speak truth to power, his impact will go on for many years to come”.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri views this as a deeply sad moment for the state and nation as we mourn the passing of a towering figure in Adamawa politics who served as first speaker of the defunct Gongola state. I have lost a friend and a mentor. “He was one of Adamawa’s finest”. Fintiri said.
While saluting the uncommon courage, foresight and integrity that the late Senator brought into politics, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri pray God to grant the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss.