Governor Fintiri Mourns NUT Chair, Rodney Nathan
From Umar Dankano, Yola.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has commiserated with the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers over the demise of the State Chairman of the Union, Comrade Rodney Nathan.
Late Nathan died on Tuesday at a private hospital in Jos, Plateau state after an illness.
Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Humwashi Wonosikou disclosed the development through a press statement issued in Yola Wednesday commiserating with the family and associates of late Nathan.
Governor Fintiri described the late Chairman as a successful administrator and educationists, who got to the top by dint of hard work.
“Rodney Nathan would be remembered for his exemplary lifestyle. He was a man who demonstrated great commitment to the service of the Union and the new thinking of our administration towards the growth and development of the Education sector as reflected in the various leadership roles he played in the promotion of Cordial working relationship and revamping of Education in Adamawa State,” the governor said.
The Governor described the late NUT Chair as a decent and diligent unionist, saying his death was a major loss not only to his family, the Bwatiye race, the Teachers Union in the North, but also the entire State.
“We shall miss his frankness and wise counsel. He was consistent, principled and decent. Our prayer is that God will grant him eternal rest and grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”