President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of Abdullahi Dauda, his nephew.
The President prayed to Allah to shower his blessings on the soul of the deceased.
In a statement made available on Wednesday and signed by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, Buhari commended the admirable life lived by his nephew.
Speaking Wednesday in Kaduna through a delegation he sent to the family of the late Abdullahi Dauda, the President said the late Abdullahi lived a life of service to fellow citizens and the nation, worthy of emulation.
The delegation, led by Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary, State House, prayed that the goodness that marked the life of the deceased will follow him to the grave, reflecting at the same time, on the family that survived him.
The delegation, which was received by the older brother of the deceased, Abdul-Mudallab Dauda and Malam Mamman Daura, included the Senior Special Assistants to the President, Sarki Abba and Garba Shehu; 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.
The President’s extended family members thanked him for sending the delegation and consoled him in turn for the loss of the nephew.