President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent condolences to family and friends of the late Air Vice Marshal Olufunsho Martins (retd)
The body of the retired Air vice marshal was recovered in an SUV that plunged into the Lagos Lagoon on Friday.
A statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, commiserated with all the professional, business and political associates of the valiant air officer, who served meritoriously in the military.
Buhari, said Martin’s death left the nation deprived of a very illustrious citizen.
The statement read, The President urges Martins’ family to find comfort in the legacies of integrity, discipline and charity that he left behind, and the many lives he touched while on earth.
“As a former ally, President Buhari commends the unalloyed patriotism of the late Air Vice Marshal, who worked assiduously to ensure that only men of integrity got into leadership positions.
“The President prays that God will grant the soul of the departed rest, and comfort the family he left behind.”