Buhari Mourns Late Dasuki

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of Dasuki, the government and people of Sokoto State on the death of former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki.
The former Sultan of Sokoto died on Monday at the age of 93.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, said in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday that the President expressed his condolence.over the death of Dasuki.
Also, the President sent his condolence to the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, and the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs over the demise of the traditional ruler.
The President said that the deceased devoted his life and tenure of office to the promotion of peaceful coexistence and tolerance among diverse ethnic groups in Nigeria.
President Buhari, therefore, joined them in mourning the passing of one of “Nigeria’s most powerful voices for peace and unity in diversity.”
He said the traditional ruler diligently kept faith with the virtues of the Sardauna whom he had served as a public servant.
According to the President, the late Dasuki will be long remembered for his role in the creation of the present local government system in the country.
“He will also be remembered for his role in modernising the traditional institution to bring it in tune with changing times.”
The President praised his contributions to national peace and development, particularly his significant role in producing the report that gave birth to the current local government councils.
He prayed that almighty Allah would comfort the family of the deceased, grant the deceased eternal rest and reward his good virtues with Paradise.

Author: News Editor

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