Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, described the demise of the Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others, together with an indigene of the state, Flight Lt. Taiwo Asaniyi, as an enormous loss to Nigeria.
Makinde, who acknowledged this in a press release issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, commiserated with the households of the deceased and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the losses.
He equally condoled with the Armed Forces, particularly the Military and the Air Power, which each all misplaced males to the airplane crash in Kaduna on Friday.
The governor, who described the demise of Asaniyi as a private loss to him and the state, urged the household to take solace within the Almighty.
“The deaths of Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others in a airplane crash in Kaduna got here as impolite shock.
“The deaths are painful and an ideal loss to our nation, particularly presently when concerted efforts are wanted to sort out insecurity.
“It’s my prayer that God will console the households all of them left behind.
“I significantly commiserate with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Armed Forces and particularly, the household of our brother, Flight Lt. Asaniyi, who’s an indigene of Oyo state.
“Asaniyi’s passage to glory represents a private loss to me and to the state, as a result of he was one of many many professionals giving wings to Oyo state to fly to its premium place as a pacesetter state.
“It’s my prayer that God will console the household of Asaniyi and others he left behind.
“I additionally bid farewell to the gallant males who served their nation in wars, however who misplaced their lives outdoors the battlefields. Adieu, nice troopers!” Makinde stated.