By Sarauniya Usman, Abuja
Management and staff of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy Condole With the Minister over the demise of his beloved daughter Aisha Pantami at his residence in Abuja.
In a statement made available by the Ministry,the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Musa Istifanus, prayed that Almighty Allah protect her from the torment of the grave, make her procures a forerunner and a treasure for her parent as well as make her weigh heavily in the scales of good deeds and magnify their rewards
In his words, “We express our sympathy to you and your family on the passing on of your beloved daughter, Aisha Pantami. Aisha, a brilliant and promising young girl, has returned to her creator. Allah loves her most”.
He urged the Minister not to allow the incident to disturb and derail him from the course he had set for the Ministry because the entire staff believed in his leadership and would ensure that they deliver on the mandate of Mr. President and the vision he has set for Nigeria and Nigerians.
Responding on behalf of the Family, the former Head of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Nuhu Ribadu thanked the management and staff of the Ministry for sharing in the moment of grief and sorrow with the family which showed a clear testimony that the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is the true leader of the Organization.
He thanked Almighty God and Mr. President for making it possible for Dr. Pantami to be a leader noting that there is no doubt he is going through tough time now but that Almighty God would make it easy for Dr. Pantami to lead the team of the Ministry to deliver their mandate with success for the nation