President Muhammadu Buhari has extended sincere condolences to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on the passing of its Chairman (Southwest Region), Archbishop Magnus Atilade. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), in Abuja on Friday said the President also commiserated with the family of Atilade and members of the National Association of Nigerian Traditional Medicine Practitioners (NANTMP) as they mourn the demise of their loved one and pacesetter in alternative medicine. As a cleric and renowned chiropractor, President Buhari expressed the belief that the doggedness, vision and strength of character of the late Archbishop inspired those who came in direct contact with him. ALSO READ: Buhari mourns late Emir of LafiaAcknowledging Archbishop Atilade’s dedication and commitment to the service of humanity, the President affirms that the cleric will be fondly remembered for his landmark contributions to the evolution of traditional medicine and for spirited advocacy for practitioners to be legally recognized in the country. The President prayed God Almighty to comfort all who mourn the late cleric and grant the soul of the departed eternal repose.
Source: Nigerian Tribune January 11, 2019 16:41 UTC