Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has joins members of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ijaw Community in Delta State in mourning former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Pastor Power Ziakede Aginighan, who died, on Friday.
Aginighan, his son, Tammy, and police orderly died in an accident that occurred along the Mbiama section of the East-West Road, Bayelsa State.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement quoted Buhari as saying that Aginighan’s leadership role in the quest for peace and development in the South-South region of the country is most remarkable, especially with his foray into politics for selfless service to his people.
The in his message condolences to family, friends, professional and political associates of the deceased, commended the APC chieftain’s loyalty to the party and his contributions to all the successes recorded in elections and development of the country, regretting that he passed on at a crucial moment in the nation’s political history.
The President prayed that the almighty God will receive the soul of Pastor Aginighan, his son and orderly, and comfort the families they left behind.