By Hassan Ishaku.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku has expressed sadness over the death of Ambassador Sa’ad Baba, an eminent son of the state, who passed away on Monday.
This was contained in a statement issued to Journalists in Jalingo by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu.
Ishaku has therefore, on behalf of himself, the government and the entire people of Taraba state condoled with the Nigerian Diplomatic Community and the immediate family of late Ambassador Sa’ad Baba on this unfortunate occurrence.
The Governor described the late Ambassador Baba as a gentleman and a perfect example of a diplomat who ensured that his countries of assignment during his active years in diplomatic service which included the US, Spain and Saudi Arabia, enjoyed the best of diplomatic relations with Nigeria.
According to him, Nigerians and Tarabans in particular, were proud of the late Ambassador’s enviable records of service in the diplomatic circuit and for which he would be surely missed.
He prayed Allah to grant the soul of the late envoy eternal rest.