The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the just concluded presidential election in Nigeria, Peter Obi has sent his condolences message to the Diya family, on the death of Lt-General Oladipupo Diya, who died early hour of Sunday.
The former governor of Anambra, who described late Diya as someone who has served the country in different capacities, said he will be missed greatly.
Lt-General Oladipupo Diya, who served as the Chief of the General staff during the military government of the late General Sani Abacha between 1993 and 1997, died in a Lagos hospital at the early hour of today, just few days to his 79th birthday.
Mr Obi, who sent his condolences message, prayed for to God to grant Diya family, the fortitude to bear the colossal loss and grant peaceful repose to the late General’s soul.
“My family and I convey our most profound condolences to the Diya family on the death of their patriarch, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON. His service to the people and the nation, in different capacities, will always be remembered.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Diya Family as we pray to God Almighty to grant the family the fortitude to bear this colossal loss and grant peaceful repose to his soul. -PO,” he tweeted.