President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday condoled the leading Katsina businessman, Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal, over the death of his mother, Murjanatu Bara’u.
The delegation was led by Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, in Katsina.
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Buhari, who expressed his “heartfelt condolences” to the Mangal family, the government and people of Katsina State, said: “the deceased’s simplicity and warmth were indeed very touching”.
“In this moment of profound grief, I pray to the Almighty to bestow strength upon you and your family to bear this irreparable loss,” said the President in a statement issued by his media aide, Garba Shehu.
Mangal, who received the delegation in the company of Governor Aminu Masari, expressed gratitude to Buhari for sending the delegation.
The delegation also included Engr. Sulaiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources; Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity; Sarki Abba, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Household and Domestic Affairs; Dr. Shuayb Rafindadi, Personal Physician to the President; Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, Director General, National Intelligence Agency; Tijjani Umar, Permanent Secretary, State House, and Abdulmuminu Bello, a Special Assistant in the Presidency.