By Mohammed Dala Lawan
Yobe state Governor Hon. Mai Mala Buni has expressed heartfelt condolences to the Nigeria Airforce and the families of deceased officers who died in the unfortunate plane crash that occurred on 19th April 2022.
In a statement released by the Director-General Press and Media Affairs to the Governor, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni described the accident as tragic, unfortunate and a huge loss to the country, Nigeria Airforce and the families of the departed officers.
“The Nigeria Airforce had unfortunately made huge loss with its officers paying the supreme sacrifice, in its efforts to safeguard the nation.
“On behalf of the government and the good people of Yobe state, I condole with the Nigeria Airforce and the families of the deceased officers,” Governor Buni said.
He condoled the family of Flight Lieutenant Abubakar Alkali, an indigene of Yobe state who died in the crash.
“The unfortunate incident had consumed a young, talented and determined officer who was committed to doing the state proud in the service of his fatherland.
“May Allah grant the souls of Abubakar and the other victim eternal rest and, to their families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss” Governor Buni prayed.