- President Buhari's nephew, Abdullahi Dauda, is dead
- The president commended the deceased's admirable life and prayed to God to shower his blessings on him
- A presidential delegation led by Jalal Arabi, the permanent secretary, State House, was sent to Kaduna on a condolence visit
Abdullahi Dauda, a nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, is dead, a statement released by Garba Shehu, the president's spokesperson, has shown.
Shehu in a thread of tweets posted on Twitter via his verified handle, @GarShehu, said President Buhari commended the admirable life lived by his nephew and prayed to God to shower his blessings on the soul of the deceased.
Legit.ng gathers that the president spoke on Wednesday, December 18, in Kaduna through a delegation he sent to the family of the late nephew.
President Buhari noted that the late Abdullahi lived a life of service to fellow citizens and the nation which worthy of emulation by all.
Shehu said the president's delegation was led by Jalal Arabi, the permanent secretary, State House.
Arabi offered a prayer for the deceased just as he reflected at the same time on the family that survived him.
The delegation was received by the older brothers of the deceased, Abdul-Mudallab Dauda and Malam Mamman Daura.
Members of the delegation included the presidential spokesperson, Shehu, and Sarki Abba who is also a senior special assistant to the president.
Others are the state chief of protocol, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure, Chief Personal Security Officer, (CPSO), Abdulkarim Dauda, the special assistant in the president’s office, Sabi’u Yusuf Tunde; Member, House of Representatives, Sha’aban Sharada and the technical assistant to the minister of state, petroleum, Engr. Nuhu Sani.
Receiving the delegates, the president’s extended family members thanked him for sending the offic and consoled him in turn for the loss of the nephew.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Buhari appreciated God almighty for sparing his life to see his 77th birthday.
The president also promised to serve with dedication.
Going further, the president on Twitter, urged Nigerians to be patient and patriotic.
Buhari said this is the only thing that can see the country through as the progress on the journey of development continues.
‘Buhari’s aide can be disloyal to him in Nigeria’s interest’ | Legit TV