The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has expressed shock over the death of the former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure.

In a statement issued by Bamikole Omisore, Special Assistant (New Media) to the President of the Senate, Saraki described Kure as a man who sacrificed all he had for nation building.

He said that the death of Kure had left a void in that could not be easily filled.

“I received the shocking news of the demise of a political Icon, Engineer Abdulkadir Kure, his demise no doubt leaves a void that cannot be easily filled,” he said.

He added that the late Kure was an inspiration for many especially the downtrodden, adding that his memory and legacy will linger on till eternity.

The Senate President also commiserated with the Family of the late Kure most especially his Wife, Sen. Zainab Kure who had also served the country as a Senator.

Saraki urged the former Senator to take heart and accept the will of God over the shocking death of her husband.

He prayed Allah to grant the departed soul Al-Jannah Firdaus (the best abode in Paradise).