Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has commiserated with the Government of Borno and the family of late Mohammed Goni, a former governor of the state.k
Goni died on Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State.
This is contained in a statement by ACF National Publicity Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Yawe, made available to News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Kaduna.
Yawe said Goni served as a member of Board of Trustees of the Forum, and was governor of Borno from 1979 to 1983.
The ACF described late Goni as a dedicated and committed Nigerian, who believed in the ideals of the Forum since its inception 20 years ago.
It added that late governor was a selfless and exemplary leader until his death on April 29.
The forum also extended its condolences to some of its members who lost their mothers recently.
They include Col. Abdul Mohammed, Malam Adamu Adamu, former Interim Secretary of ACF and current Minister of Education and Gen. Haliru Akilu, a member of the ACF Leadership Selection Committee.