By Usman Gwadabe
President of Maryam Abacha American University (MAAUN) and Franco-British International University, Kaduna, Prof. Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, has described the death of President of Chad, Idriss Deby as a great loss to entire African Continent.
Prof. Abubakar Gwarzo made the remark when he paid a condolence visit to the family and relatives of the deceased in N’jamena, the capital City of Chad today.
He said he knew the late president as a committed, patriotic and gallant leader whose death is a monumental loss not only to Africa but to the entire world.
According to him, the late Chadian President would continue to be remembered as the only leader who died on the front line, fighting against rebel soldiers in order to defend the sovereignty of his country.
“So, I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased as well as the entire people of Chad and Africa as well as the world over the demise of President Idriss Deby,” the President of MAAUN said.
He prayed to Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannah Firdaus and give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
He also prayed for continuous peace, unity and prosperity in the country.