Buruku LG President dies
Benue State Buruku District President Daniel Deajir has passed away.
Deajir, 52, died Thursday night at a hospital in Makurdi, the state capital.
Gov. Samuel Hortom confirmed the defeat on Friday in a statement from his spokesman, Terver Akase.
Orthom said the death was “shocking and devastating.”
He described Deajir, who was elected president in March 2020, as a gentleman and a diligent administrator.
Hortom added that the deceased had already had a positive influence on his leadership.
The governor consoled the residents of Buruku and the Deajir family.
He also prayed for the peace of a dead soul.