President Buhari sends message to Nigeria, mourns deceased Sokoto lawmaker


President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto state over the passing away of a member of the House of Representatives, representing Kware/Wamakko Federal Constituency, Honourable Abdullahi Muhammad Wamakko.

In a statement sent to journalists by his media aide, Shehu Garba, the President extended his condolences to the leadership of the National Assembly, colleagues and the immediate family of the deceased, who he noted had contributed immensely to the development of democracy.

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President Buhari believes that Wamakko left at a time that his services were most desired by the country, describing him as a “gentle and uncontroversial politician.”

President Buhari described the departed lawmaker as a gentle and uncontroversial politician. Photo credit: Aso Rock

The president extoled the humility of the departed lawmaker, which he said “was one of his salient virtues” that would be really missed by the country, noting that Wamakko “gave encouragement to the younger generation to join politics and contribute their own quota to the country’s development.”

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