Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday commiserated with the Nigerian Army and the Olupako of Share, Oba Haruna Olawale Suleiman over the death of Brigadier-General Dayo Apere, describing the death as a hard blow to the Army and Kwara State, especially Share the home town of deceased.
The Governor in a condolence message signed and made available to newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday by the Governor Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye mourned with the family of late Brigadier-General.
The message said the late Army officer was a member of the 38 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy and commissioned into the Nigerian Army died on Saturday.
“My heartfelt condolences go to the Nigerian Army, members of the 38 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy, the Olupako of Share, the entire Share community, and the immediate family of the officer.
“It is indeed one tragedy too many. I appeal to the family and everyone who mourns to take the death of this well-decorated officer with equanimity, while praying God to comfort them at this trying time and always.
“We are indeed lost a fine, gallant and dedicated officer, may God Almighty repose the soul of late Brigadier-General Dayo Apere in paradise”, the governor prayed.