Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has mourned the passing of the former president of Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré.
Toure died in Turkey where he had gone to continue a heart surgery treatment.
Reacting to the news which broke yesterday, Jonathan said, “I condole with the Govt & people of the Republic of Mali over the passing on of former President Amadou Toumani Touré.
“He was a Malian statesman who made significant contributions to governance by working assiduously for the development of his country and the sub-region.
“The late former President will be greatly missed across the continent because of his commitment to peaceful diplomacy, democratic reforms, and socio-political stability,” he said.
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