Abuja, March 1, 2019(NNN) President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Elebute family on the passing of their father and grandfather, Prof. Emmanuel Elebute, the founder of Lagoon Hospitals and Clinics.
The President, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, also commiserated with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and West African College of Surgeons on the death of their distinguished and highly revered member.
He affirmed that Elebute, onetime had left an impressive legacy in the field of sciences, healthcare development and delivery in Nigeria, for others to emulate and build upon.
The President prayed that almighty God would receive the late surgeon’s soul and grant him peaceful repose.
He also prayed God to grant the wife of the deceased, Prof. Oyinade Elebute, children and grandchildren the fortitude to bear the loss.(NNN)
edited by Sadiya Hamza
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