Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has commiserated with
former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over the death of his mother-in-law, Khadija Musdafa.
The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement released on Tuesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The statement was titled, ‘President Buhari condoles with Lamido Adamawa, former Vice President over passing of Hajia Khadija Musdafa.’
It read, “President Muhammadu Buhari joins government and indigenes of Adamawa State in mourning the passing of Hajiya Khadija Musdafa, matriarch of the Musdafa royal family.
“The President sends condolences to the Lamido of Adamawa, HRH Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, the entire Emirate Council and the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who lost a mother-in-law, believing Hajiya Khajiya’s investment of love and kindness will always be remembered and appreciated.
“As wife of the late Lamido, Dr Aliyu Mustapha, President Buhari notes, with sympathy, that Hajiya’s large-heartedness and accommodating spirit created a home for everyone, without discrimination, and her dedication to her husband left a legacy of loyalty and service.
“The President prays that the almighty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort her loved ones,” the statement concluded.