President Muhammadu Buhari and Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong have expressed their condolences over the death of Professor Habu Shuiabu Galadima, the Director General of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos,.
Buhari’s condolence message was released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
Acccording to Buhari, the late NIPSS director general is an intellectual colossus who stood tall in the field of scholarship and knowledge.
“Galadima was an eloquent and remarkable intellectual whose contributions to scholarship were vast and remarkable, and Nigeria will continue to remember him for these contributions,” the President said
Reacting on Sunday, Governor Lalong sais Galadima’s death was a great loss to his immediate family, NIPSS, Plateau and Nasarawa states; also to Nigeria generally.
The Governor’s message was conveyed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Simon Macham,
“Since assuming office over one year ago, Prof. Galadima has injected a fresh impetus in the management of the nation’s apex policy and strategic institution by introducing new concepts that made research seamless even under the current COVID-19 pandemic.
“He also did a lot to improve the physical infrastructure of the institution while strengthening the academic experience for all course participants. He will be greatly missed,” the statement said