President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the passing of Alhaji Sani Bagiwa Idris, former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State.
A chemist by training, Alhaji Idris served the Katsina State Government at various times as Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Special Duties and Higher Education.
At the Federal level, he equally served as Interim Administrator, National Primary Education, where he left a strong imprint as an advocate of Universal Basic Education, which provides free primary and secondary education for all.
In a statement signed by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the departed.
He condoled the family, friends, the government and people of Katsina State.