President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with the Ayida family, the government and people of Delta State on the death of an elder statesman, Mr. AllBuhari recalled Ayida’s decades of public service to his fatherland.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President urged younger Nigerians and public servants to emulate what he described as Ayida’s uncommon patriotism.
“Nigeria will surely miss his wide experience in public and private services. We need people like him and his colleagues, the celebrated super permanent secretaries, who exhibited a remarkable commitment to the progress and unity of the country,” he said
The President prayed that God will comfort the family, close associates and admirers of the fifth Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and grant the soul of the octogenarian eternal rest.