By Ismaila Chafe
Abuja, July 16, 2017(NAN) 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 Abdullahi Wamakko.
The President, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garbe Shehu, extended his condolences to the leadership of the National Assembly, professional colleagues and the immediate family of the deceased.
President Buhari, who is currently on medical vacation in London, observed that the deceased had contributed immensely to the development of democracy in the country.
He noted that Wamakko, who represented Kware/Wamakko Federal constituency, left at a time that his services were most desired by the country, describing him as a “gentle and uncontroversial politician.”
The President extolled the humility of the departed lawmaker, which he said “was one of his salient virtues” that would be really missed by the country.
He further said that Wamakko “gave encouragement to the younger generation to join politics and contribute their own quota to the country’s development.
“President Buhari prayed Allah to bless the soul of the deceased, comfort his family and reward his good deeds.(NAN)
Edited by Yusuf Zango