Members of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Kwara State Chapter, have expressed their sadness over the demise of former Chairman, Kwara State Civil Service Commission and State Chairman of ACF, Alhaji Saidu Olayinka Galadima.

In a press release co-signed by the ACF State Publicity Secretary, Mall. Yusuf Olayinka Erubu; ACF State Coordinator, Alh. Abdullahi Yusuf; and ACF State Secretary, Alh. Yusuf Kawu Daibu.

While describing the death of the former chairman as a colossal loss, it was noted that he lived an exemplary life which is worthy of emulation among the youths of the Northern states.

The statement reads in part: “There is no doubt at all that the ACF State Chairman had lived a fulfilled life to celebrate and emulate among the youths of Ilorin, Kwara State and all states of the North, when he pioneered the administrative structured of the state by setting up of the State Administrative in 1967 when Kwara State was created.

“Arewa Consultative Forum, Kwara State Chapter will continue to remember his positive impact during his professional career as a career Officer who retired tremendously and as a State Chairman of Northern Apex Forum.”

While praying for the repose of the departed soul, ACF commiserated the family, Ilorin Emirate, Kwara State, Arewa, and Nigeria on the loss of Alhaji Galadima.

“May Almighty Allah forgive all his short comings, grant him Aijana Fridaus and give his family, Ilorin Emirate, Kwara State, Arewa, and Nigeria as a whole, the fortitude to bear the loss,” the statement added.