Yola, the capital of Adamawa State has continued to host prominent Nigerians visiting to condole with the Government and People of the State over the death of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Mamud Tukur.
Elderstatesman Mamman Daura who also called at the Government House on Sunday described the late Tukur as a national icon and University administrator who opened his doors to all Nigerians irrespective of their creed.
Daura stated that Tukur was a man of personal character, intense knowledge, good humour, and a sterling example of a nationalist who was committed to the unity of Nigeria.
Responding, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri commended the unity of purpose and love exhibited by Nigerians during the trying moments of the State.
Rt.Hon Fintiri while appreciating Mamman Daura for the show of love, noted that the late Tukur was committed to the service of his fatherland, adding that his demise at this critical time of the Nations growth and development will be difficult to deal with as he represented a united Nigeria.
Press Secretary to the Governor