The Arewa Consultative Forum on Sunday described the death of its Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Senator John Shagaya, a former Internal Affairs (Interior) Minister as shocking.
He died in an auto crash along Jos-Langtang road on Sunday.
The ACF, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Biu, said the late Shagaya would be remembered for his selfless service to his fatherland.
“Nigeria has lost one of its fineness politician, a bridge builder and a leader who lived a simple and humble life.
“ACF extends its condolences to the Shagaya family, the government and the good people of Plateau state and all Nigerians over the demise of Senator John N Shagaya. May his gentle soul rest in peace,” the Forum added.
He was recently appointed as the Chairman, Governing Council, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos by President Muhammadu Buhari.