- Buhari has commiserated with Buratai over the passing of his mother
- The president prayed that the almighty God would receive the soul of the departed matriarch
- Going further, Buhari also prayed that the almighty God would comfort Lt.-Gen. Buratai
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, May 6, had a telephone conversation with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Yusuf Buratai, commiserating with him over the passing of his mother, Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf Buratai.
Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, quoted the President to have condoled with all members of the family, praying that the almighty God would receive the soul of the departed matriarch, who lived a pious, prayerful and generous life.
President Buhari also prayed that the almighty God would comfort Lt.-Gen. Buratai, who has been at the epicentre of war against terrorists in the northeast, urging the family to find solace in Hajiya Hauwa’s good works.
Meanwhile, the chairman of Globacom, Dr Mike Adenuga Jnr, has also sent condolences to Buhari over the death of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the president.
Adenuga described the deceased as a “great patriot whose love and self-sacrificing dedication to the interest and progress of our country remained noble and intense until his death.’’
In the condolence letter, Adenuga said:
“Although Malam Abba Kyari is no longer with us, his brilliant contributions and impeccable legacy will last forever and continue to remind us all of the need to do our best for family and country during our brief sojourn on earth."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Buhari and the prime minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, his excellency Imran Khan have just had a phone conversation.
A tweet-statement from the official page of the presidency confirmed that the conversation between the two leaders held on Thursday afternoon, May 7.
The point of discussion, according to the statement, was based on the global initiative on debt relief canvassed by leaders of the Non-Aligned Movement Contact Group (NAM) for developing countries.
Buhari on Monday, May 4, also participated in an online NAM summit in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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