The Commissioner representing Kogi State in the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission , Suleiman Abdul, is dead .
The President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd .), on Saturday commiserated with the Kogi State Governor , Yahaya Bello , on Abdul’ s death .
His condolence message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , titled ‘President Buhari mourns RMAFC federal commissioner . ’
The statement read , “ President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on the passing of Hon . Suleiman Kokori Abdul, Federal Commissioner representing Kogi State in the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission .
“ The President also commiserates with the Chairman and members of the commission on the demise of the Federal Commissioner , who was sworn in June , 2019 .
“ As a home- bred politician and former member representing Okene / Ogori – Magogo constituency in the sixth National Assembly (2007 – 2011 ), President Buhari avers that Hon . Abdul understood the place of dedication and compassion in public service ; and this earned him admiration and respect in politics as well as among his people.
“ The President recognises the contributions of the late Federal Commissioner to the administration ’ s drive to mobilise revenue from the non – oil sector , and hopes that his dedication to duty will continue to inspire the work of the RMAFC.