President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday described the loss of life of Mallam Isa Isma’ila Funtai as painful.
Lawan expressed his heartfelt condolences to the household of the late enterprise mogul, neighborhood chief, social and political activist and nationalist.
Funtua, who’s a longstanding ally of President Muhammadu Buhari died on Monday after struggling cardiac arrest.
In a press release by his spokesman, Ola Awoniyi, Lawan described the deceased as a person of many components who dropped at bear his nice intelligence, power and integrity on every little thing factor that he did.
He mentioned: “The information of the loss of life of Mallam Isa Funtua left me with profound disappointment.
“He was a person who touched many lives and impacted the event of Nigeria along with his foresight, trade, enterprise, boundless enthusiasm, magnetism, friendliness and accommodating spirit.
“Mallam Isa Funtua made associates throughout tribe, faith, era and sophistication in Nigeria, and touched many lives in public service in addition to in his non-public life.”
Lawan mentioned the Late Mallam Isa Funtua was a pioneer and path blazer who established an authoritative nationwide newspaper and a large building firm by each of which he has left indelible footprints on the bodily and sociology-political landscapes of Nigeria.
“Even in loss of life, Mallam Isa Funtua’s presence will proceed to be felt for a very long time by Nigerians,” Lawan mentioned.
The Senate President additionally commiserated with the Authorities and Individuals of Katsina State over the loss.
Lawan additionally significantly condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari who has misplaced an in depth good friend, trusted ally and in-law.