Northern State Governor Dies
Khartoum - The Presidency expresses its sincere condolences on the death of the Northern State Governor, Fathi Khalil, who died yesterday in a traffic accident in Al- Silaim area, Dongola, while returning from Merowe Locality. He was buried in Al-Sahafa tombs, Khartoum.
The Minister of Health in the Northern State mentioned the deceased's virtues, stressing that he did his duty in an impartial, courageous and patient manner. His main concern was to develop the Northern State and its citizens, but he had multiple roles in addressing the country's issues.
Al-Amin Abdul Gadir, Commissioner of the state, called the death of Fathi Khalil a huge loss, as he was one of the righteous sons of Sudan. The commissioner addressed his remarkable deeds and his role in the country's political action.
Fathi Khalil was born in 1947 in Wadi Halfa. He graduated in the University of Khartoum, Faculty of Law, in 1973. He worked as a lawyer from his graduation until his election as head of the Sudanese Bar Association in 1993. He was elected as governor of the Northern State in the 2010 election.
By Mohammed Babiker, 15/09/2012