The(ACF) expressed deep sympathy following the death of the Emir of Dutse, Dr Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi, the former Vice- Chancellor of the Bayero University, Professor Emeritus Ibrahim Halliru Umar, and a former Special Assistant to the Governor of Jigawa State, Mallam Kawu Adamu Aliyu.
Reacting to their demise, a member of the ACF Board of Trustees, Retired Brigadier- General Halliru Akilu recalled the exemplary leadership offered by the late Emir, who he said always rendered selfless services and stood by his community at all times.
He noted that the late Chancellor of the Sokoto State University led a life full of many accomplishments including active roles in the protection and promotion of a green environment.
On Professor Umar, the ACF leader acknowledged his tremendous contribution to the growth and development of the Bayero University and the Federal University of Technology, Minna where he served as Vice Chancellor and Sole Administrator respectively.
He observed that being the pioneer Director- General of the Nigerian Energy Commission, the late scholar laid its solid foundation creditably. Between 200-2001, late Professor Ibrahim Umar served as Council member, and later elected Chairman, Board of Directors of the International Atomic Energy Agency of the UN.
General Akilu was also saddened by the demise of Mallam Kawu Adamu, describing him as a member of the society with visible hands in community development.
He prayed that Allah in His mercy would grant them a place in aljannah, and their families the fortitude to bear the loss.