Buhari mourns Ekwueme


Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sent condolences to Nigerians, and to the Government and people of Anambra State, on the death of a former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Sunday.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President commiserated with the entire Oko Kingdom, the Aguata Council of Traditional Rulers, and the Ekwueme family, over the loss of the family’s patriarch.

He said the deceased’s regular counsels on national issues and mediations for peaceful co-existence would be sorely missed.

The statement read in part, “The President affirms that Dr Ekwueme’s unwavering commitment to the unity of Nigeria had been a major encouragement to many governments, recalling the personal sacrifices he made in helping to lay the foundation for sustainable democracy in Nigeria.

“President Buhari believes Dr. Ekwueme worked assiduously to improve the livelihood of many poor and underprivileged people through the Alex Ekwueme Foundation, describing him as a man who served his country and humanity.

“The President prays that the almighty God will receive the soul of the former Vice President, and grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.”


Source link

قالب وردپرس

We hope you enjoyed reading the above post. How about helping us share the information to your fans and friends on social media? Meanwhile: you can rely on us daily for the latest and relevant free weekly Pool draws, latest pool bankers for the weekend.

40cbm LPG Tank for sale contact 08066633677

Do you need a classical ORGANIST or an excellent music teacher? CALL Fabian on 08033983034 or email him at agfab2013@gmail.com

Follow us on twitter @newsbeatportal

learn how to make profit from your losing bets on nairabet, bet9ja, merrybet, surebet. 07030635051
Engage #SantexTech today to build & install inverters, training on inverters & other electronic designs, projects/kits. Call 08039574535

Konga Verified Blogger

Leave a Reply