LEGISREPORTS NG- President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has sent a message of condolence to the government and people of Katsina state over the demise of a former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and foremost elder statesman ALHAJI Muhammadu Diko Yusuf.
Late M.D . Yusuf as he was popularly called died in ABUJA on Wednesday.
Senator Mark in the condolence message described late Yusuf as an exemplary police officer who promoted professionalism and discipline during his stint as the helmsman in the force .
” Late Yusuf was one police boss who ensured the protection of lives and properties of all citizens without compromise. He was a pan- NIGERIAN who built bridges of peace and unity. He believed and worked for the indivisibility of one NIGERIA where all citizens are treated as equals”, he stated.
On his foray into politics, the President of the Senate noted that late Yusuf was a shinning star on the political turf as the then founder and presidential candidate of Movement for Democracy and Justice (MDJ).
He noted that late Yusuf was a forthright nationalist who took the entire nation as his constituency pointing out the the late elder statesman was in the Forefront in the struggle for the return of democracy in the present political dispensation.
He canvassed that late Yusuf should be immortalized For his great services and contributions to the socio-economic and political development of Nigeria.
Senator prayed that the almighty God grant him eternal rest just as he told the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that late Yusuf left his positive footprint on the sand of time.