President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai.
This is contained in a statement on Friday, by his Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina.
Buhari stated that the ex-serviceman’s service to Nigeria will always be appreciated and remembered.
”The President believes that Alhaji Buratai’s years of service to the nation epitomized by courage, skill, determination and devotion has been rightly bequeathed to his son, who is diligently serving the country.
”The President prays that the Almighty Allah will comfort all who mourn the late patriot and grant his soul eternal rest,” it read.
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