Reps Katung Mourn Agwatyap’s demise
The Member, representing Jaba/Zangon Kataf federal constituency, Barrister Sunday Marshal Katung said he learnt with great shock about the death of the His Royal Highness, Dr. Harrison Yusuf Bungwon.
Hon. Katung in a statement made available to newsmen also commiserated with the Atyap traditional council and the state at this moment of national mourning.
The late First Class chief aged 67 years had been on the throne since 2005.
The statement said, “He devoted his life to the progress of his people in the areas of agriculture, education and socioeconomic development of Atyap people and Kaduna State as a whole.
“The late Agwatyap was well known for his promotion of peaceful coexistence of the people irrespective of their religion and where they come from. The Chief would therefore be remembered for his wisdom, tolerance, love for peace and agricultural development in Kaduna State. The North has lost one of its respected and revered Royal fathers.
“On behalf of the constituency, I therefore commiserate with the Royal family of the Atyap traditional council, the Government and the good people of Kaduna state over the passing on of Dr. Harrison Yusuf Bungwon.”
He prayed that God may grant the late Chief eternal peace.