President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to Senator Ali Ndume over the death of his father, Alhaji Buba Ndume, describing him as “a great father who was a great inspiration to his children.”
President Buhari, in a message to Senator Ndume, said:
“I was touched profoundly by the passing of your father Alhaji Buba Ndume, a gentleman whose outstanding qualities can be seen in the conduct of his own children, including your good self.
“Distinguished Senator, I received the news of the death of your dear father with great shock. A father is an invaluable part of our lives. The pain of such loss is unimaginable.
“While you mourn the passing of your great father, I pray that Allah forgives his shortcomings and rewards his noble deeds with paradise. May God comfort you at this difficult moment, Amin.”