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President Buhari mourns ex-Sport Minister, Ka’oje

ABUJA, Nigeria – President Muhammadu Buhari has consoled the Ka’oje family, the government and people of Kebbi State on the passing of Mr Bala Ka’oje, former Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Buhari in a condolence message signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday praised the late minister for his service.

The President noted that Ka’oje as a former member of the House of Representatives, community leader and APC stalwart believed so much in rendering selfless service to the people.

He added that the deceased will be greatly missed for his passionate disposition to others.

The president also prayed for the eternal repose of the soul of the departed and divine comfort for family, friends and associates.

Late Ka’oje, aged 60, who died on Jan. 19, was the minister of sports during Obasanjo’s administration

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