Abba Kyari: President Buhari mourns former governor of old northcentral state

President Buhari expressed sadness over the demise of a retired Nigerian Army Brigadier General Abba Kyari

He condoled with the government and people of Kaduna, Katsina and Borno states over the demise of the elder statesman

The president, however, prayed to God to grant fortitude to the family and friends he left behind to bear the loss

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening, November 26, extended his condolences over the passing of the former military governor of the defunct north central state, retired Nigerian Army Brigadier General Abba Kyari.

President Buhari’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja. The president also condoled with the government and people of Kaduna, Katsina and Borno states over the demise of the elder statesman.

He said: “We are extremely saddened by the news of Gen. Abba Kyari’s passing away, an officer and a gentleman for whom we have a lot respect.’’

President Buhari prayed to God to accept his soul, and grant fortitude to the family and friends he left behind to bear the loss.

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