Former Kwara Deputy Governor Passes Away At 74

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Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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Peter Kisira, a former deputy governor of Kwara State, has died at the age of 74.

The sad news was confirmed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kwara State Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, in a statement on Saturday.

Kisira served as the deputy to the previous governor of the state, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, from May 29, 2011, to May 29, 2019.

The statement read, “Kwara State Governor, AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq, is sad to receive reports of the death of the former Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Peter Kisira, in the early hours of today, Saturday.

“The former deputy hovernor died at the age of 74, according to family accounts.

“On behalf of the people and government of the state, Governor AbdulRazaq sends his heartfelt condolences to the people of Baruten and the family of Elder Kisira, whom he urges to take solace in his fine legacies as a public servant and a bureaucrat who rose to the rank of permanent secretary in the state’s civil service.”

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, expressed his condolences and praised Kisira for his commendable public service and dedication to good causes.

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