The pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has expressed condolences to former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the entire Kojoli family over the death of Abdullahi Nyako.
Abdullahi Nyako who is the principal private secretary to former vice president Atiku Abubakar died three days ago in Dubai.
In a statement made available to this medium, Ribadu said, he has lost a reliable friend, and a trustworthy ally with whom he enjoyed decades of solid relationship.
He noted that Nyako was a fine gentleman and an embodiment of hard-work, dedication and loyalty to both his principal and friends.
“Nyako is a dutiful and loyal aide to his principal, a dotting family man, a dedicated and committed friend and a gentleman in the true sense of the word.
“The death of this fine gentlemen has cast a veil of sadness on all of us who are in one way or the other touched by his robust spiritedness and compassion.
“Once again I would like to express my profound condolences to the former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, Kojoli family, and friends of the late Nyako over this great loss.
“But I take solace in the fact that Nyako has left indelible foothprints in the sands of time. Nyako will continue to be deeply ingrained in our minds because of the way he touches our lives in numerous ways.
“May Allah in his infinite mercies make Jannatul Firdausi his final resting place,” Ribadu said.