President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolences over the death of Abubakar Shehu Lemu, the eldest of the children of Sheik Ahmed Lemu.
The late Abubakar, a retired director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, died following a protracted illness.
Buhari’s condolence was carried in a statement on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman.
In the message on behalf of his family, President Buhari told Sheikh Lemu that he “deeply felt the family’s pain,” adding that “I know what you must be feeling having lost the most senior of your children.”
The President also condoled with the entire people of Niger State “following the ‘irreparable loss.”
President Buhari prayed to Allah to ease the pain of the Lemu family and grant mercy and forgiveness to the late Abubakar Lemu.