President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, over the death of his father, Alhaji Musa Saleh, the District Head of Madobi.
President Buhari, in a message on Friday, said with the passing of Musa Saleh, one of the oldest and finest traditional rulers in the country had been lost.
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The President, in a statement issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said Saleh’s contributions to peace and unity “cannot be forgotten even after his demise.”
According to the President, “the late Saleh was a man of impressive character whose humility and simplicity rank among his greatest virtues.
“Let me use this opportunity to extend my heartfelt sympathies to former Governor Kwankwaso, the Kano State Government and the Kano Emirate Council over the death of the District Head.
“May Allah forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Aljannah, amin,” the President added.
Buhari congratulates Ganduje
In another statement on Friday, President Buhari congratulated the Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on his 71st birthday.
The President, in a message to the Governor and his family, said: “Happy Birthday to Governor Ganduje.
“May Allah give you good health and long life so that you continue to serve the people of Kano and the nation.
“I personally wish you a lot of energy, high spirits and good health.”