President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the government and people of Zimbabwe over the transition of their founding father and former president, Robert Mugabe, aged 95.
President Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a press release signed by the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina.
The release reads; “On behalf of the Federal Government, President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to the government and people of Zimbabwe over the passing of the founding father and former President, Robert Mugabe, 95.
“The President commiserates with family members, friends and political associates of the political activist who fought for the independence of the country from colonial rule, and lived most of his life in public service.
“President Buhari believes Mugabe’s sacrifices, especially in struggling for the political and economic emancipation of his people, will always be remembered by posterity.”
He prays that the Almighty God will grant the soul of the former president rest and comfort his loved ones.