President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the demise of a former Executive Director of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Rotimi Fashakin.
Reacting to the death of Fashakin, President Buhari, in a statement ssued on Monday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said:
”I’m saddened by the death of such a dedicated and loyal party man whose intellect and competence were amazing.
“As a former spokesperson of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) party, I’m proud to put it on record that Fashakin was one of the most dedicated and hardworking party officials that I had ever known and related with.”
Recalling his relationship with Fashakin in the former CPC, President Buhari explained that “the former party spokesperson had also given a good account of himself, discharging every responsibility with amazing skill and competence.
“The late Fashakin was an outstanding loyalist who would stand by you through thick and thin without ever complaining.
“These are rare virtues among our politicians. May God bless his gentle soul and forgive his shortcomings and grant his family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”