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Buhari calls Bisi Akande over wife, Omowunmi’s death



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Buhari and AkandePresident Muhammadu Buhari has called on telephone and written the founding chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, to sympathize with him over the death of of wife, Omowunmi, Presidency said on Thursday.

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement released to newsmen in Abuja.

Mr. Shehu said Buhari expressed heart-felt sadness on the loss of the wife of Chief Akande.

Message from Buhari reads: “I received the very sad news of the death of your dearly beloved wife, Madam Omowunmi Akande this morning. I am following our phone call with this letter of condolence, which comes from my heart.

“To lose a wife, a dear wife after 50 years, a constant and loving companion through good and bad times, is a blow only a man of unshakeable faith can withstand. Please extend my personal condolences to the immediate and wider Akande family and to friends of the family for this irreparable loss.

“May Allah give you the strength and Iman to endure her passing away.”

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