Buhari Mourns Mugabe

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By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja

President Muhammad Buhari has expressed sadness over the demise of former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe.

He expressed this in a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President(Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina made available on September 6, 2019.


“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,” Buhari said.


The President commiserated 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 added that he believes Mugabe’s sacrifices, especially in struggling for the political and economic emancipation of his people, will always be remembered by posterity.


He prayed that the Almighty God will grant the soul of the former president rest and comfort his loved ones. 

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