The Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline K Tallen, OFR KSG has condoled with the family of Lt. Joshua Nimyet Dongoyaro over death.
According to a statement made available to journalists in Abuja today, Dame Pauline Tallen expressed shock at the unfolding of the news about the death of a hero and legend, Lt. Joshua Nimyet Dongoyaro.
“I received with immense shock the news of the passing of a brother and a most patriotic Nigerian Lt. General Joshua Nimyet Dogonyaro at the age of 80.
“I especially commiserate with his family at the loss of such a loving and devoted father to family and nation.
“The late General was a very outstanding military officer whose dedication to the oath he swore to for the defence of Nigeria was uppermost in all his activities”, she said.
Speaking further, “It is on record that his exploits as a Commander of the ECOMOG troops in the 90s helped a great deal to stabilize the West African subregion and indeed the continent and spared it unnecessary bloodshed.
“As a daughter of Plateau State, I especially condole with my Governor, Barr. Simon Bako Lalong, the Government and people of Plateau State on the loss of this illustrious citizen whose contributions to the will development and fame of the State as great defenders of the Unity of the country will forever remain in our hearts.
“As family and friends grapple with the death of General Dogonyaro at this time, my prayer is that God Almighty will be a great Comforter to all who mourn and may the Lord repose his soul”, she prayed.