By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed deep saddened over the death of the party’s immediate-past National Vice Chairman (North West), Inuwa Abdulkadir.
In a statement issued by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, the party said until his death, Inuwa Abdulkadir was also the Chairman Governing Board of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and Chairman, Governing Council of Sokoto State University.
The statement said “He was once Attorney General of Sokoto state and Minister of Youth and Sports Development. He held the traditional title of Magatakarda Babba (Chief Scribe) of the Sokoto Sultanate.
“The APC has lost a grassroots politician, true progressive and distinguished personality who served the party and country meritoriously and at the highest level. In grief, we urge all to remember and be comforted by the positive impact and indelible strides the late Alh. Inuwa Abdulkadir esq left during his time on earth.
“We express our deep condolences to his immediate family, the Sokoto sultanate, the government and people of Sokoto State. May Almighty Allah be merciful and grant him Aljanat Firdaus”.
Recall that Inuwa Abdulkadir died at the early hours of Monday after a brief illness.
He was appointed the Minister for Youths and Sports by formers President Goodluck Jonathan, during his tenure, while he was a chieftain in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
When he joined APC later, he was elected National Vice Chairman, (North West ) under Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the APC.
Before his death, he was involved in the APC leadership crisis before President Muhammadu Buhari dissolved the Adams Oshiomole led team and appointed a caretaker committee led by the Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni.