President Buhari Griefs Over Senator Shagaya’s Sudden Death

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SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – President Muhammadu Buhari is profoundly saddened to learn of the tragic accident that took the life of Senator John Shagaya.

According to a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, the President offers his heartfelt condolences to the Shagaya family, friends, the government and people of Plateau State on the painful passing of their illustrious son.

“The President pays tribute to the great Nigerian whose legacies will live on in the patriotic work he did as a military officer, who rose to the position of a General, and a distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic that ably represented the Plateau Southern zone.

“The President affirms that at each step of his distinguished career in national service and politics, General Shagaya brought his deep convictions and discipline to national, regional and community assignments and was ready to always offer his best to the development and stability of the country.

“President Buhari prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn him and grant his soul eternal rest,” the statement added.

The retired Army General was reported to have died after being involved in a ghastly motor accident on his way to Jos on Sunday.

 

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