Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed sadness over the demise of Gombe State Controller of Immigration Service NIS, Alhaji Habu Sule Oyigwu who died in the early hours of today Saturday, in Gombe.
In a press statement signed by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General Press Government House Gombe stated that Governor Inuwa while reacting to the sad news, described the death of the late NIS Controller as deeply painful and a big loss to the service, Gombe State and Nigeria as a whole.
The Governor described the deceased as a highly resourceful man and a fine officer who served the nation diligently and carried out his duties with a sense of pride and patriotism.
He recalled that his service in Gombe from 16th September 2021 until his death had been eventful and characterized by contributions that greatly assisted the government in managing issues around the security of lives and property of the citizenry.
Governor Inuwa noted that as a member of the Gombe State Security Council, the late Oyigwu’s contributions during deliberations were always very useful and incisive.
He conveyed his condolences to the immediate family of the deceased, the Comptroller-General, Nigerian Immigration and the state command of the service as well as the government and people of Nasarawa State, where the deceased hailed from, praying for God to forgive his shortcomings.