Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the sudden death of the Chairman, Akwanga Local Government Area, Emmanuel Leweh.
Sule, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ibrahim Addra, in Lafia, condoled with the family of the late council chairman.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Leweh died on Thursday after a brief illness in a private hospital, Abuja.
Sule, during a visit to the family, described the deceased as a vibrant gentleman and visionary leader who made great contributions to the development of the council and state at large.
“Leweh’s contributions to the overall fortunes and growth of the All Progressives Congress in Akwanga and the state are remarkable.
“In only a few months into his three-year tenure, the young man has shown great courage, leadership and sincere commitment to uniting the people of the area and steering the council on the path of accelerated growth,” he said.
The governor further said that the death of Leweh was a huge loss to Mada land in particular and the state in general.
Sule urged youths in the area to accept the council chairman’s death as the will of God.