By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has described the death of the former Taraba State governor, Danbaba Suntai as an incalculable loss to Nigeria as a country.
In a statement by his Special Adviser, Media, Uche Anichukwu, deputy Senate President while reacting to the news of the death of the former governor, said that Suntai gave a good account of himself as a politician, public administrator and party man.
Ekweremadu said: “This is an incalculable loss not only to the people of Taraba State, but also to the Peoples Democratic Party family, and the nation in general. We had all prayed for his full recovery following the air mishap of October 2012.
“This is a very sad news, for he was a leader that loved his people, for he gave a good account of himself as a politician, public administrator, man of peace, patriot, party man, and nation builder. He will be sorely missed, but like all great men, he is immortalised by his selfless service to God and humanity”.
Ekweremadu who condoled with the family of the late politician, Government and good people of Taraba State as well as the entire nation, also prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the deceased.