President Muhmmadu Buhari has noted former Minister of Science and Technology and one-time Adjutant-General of the Army, late Maj. Gen. Sam Momah(Rtd), served Nigeria with all his God-given talents.
Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, cited this in his condolence message to the family of Momah.
He said the departed senior officer served the Nigerian Army meritoriously.
“President Muhammadu Buhari sends heartfelt condolences to the family of former Minister of Science and Technology, Maj. Gen. Sam Momah.
“The President believes the former administrator, engineer and officer, who distinguished himself in academics, and greatly improved the intellectual capacity of the military, lived a memorable life, serving the country and humanity with all his God given gifts.
“President Buhari urges family members, friends and associates to find solace in the huge investments of Maj. Gen. Momah in people and institutions, which include the strategic roles he played in enhancing Nigeria’s educational system as Director of National War College, member of the Governing Council of University of Jos, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and Fellow, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Uwana.
“As a former Chief Administrator and Adjutant General of the Nigerian Army, the President notes that Maj. Gen. Momah served the army meritoriously, attracting many honours”, the statement said.
The President also prayed for the repose of Momah’s soul.