President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Borno State on the passing of Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Mustapha Umar Aliyu.
This was contain by the Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to the President Femi Adesina
The President also commiserates with the royal family and the Biu Emirate Council on the death of His Royal Highness who leading the people over 31 years with diligence and dedication.
President Buhari affirms that the Emir who was a strong advocate for peace and development in the North East region, demonstrated visionary leadership that was very evident to all, including his efforts to modernize Biu by supporting the establishment of educational institutions in the community.
The President notes that the Emirs style of servant leadership for over three decades earned him the trust and respect of his community, contemporaries and Nigerians from diverse political, social and religious leanings.
He believes that the Emirs good works will continue to be remembered in his community and the wider region of the North East, praying almighty God to grant him eternal rest.