President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in mourning the death of former president of the United States, George H.W. Bush. The 41st President of the USA died on Saturday at age of 94.
Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, described Bush as a man who lived a life of service to country and humanity.
He described Bush’s death as a loss to the entire world, not just America.
The statement read: “President Buhari sends condolences to the government and people of the United States, family of the 41st President and all political associates of the great leader, whose legacies continue to inspire and attract encomiums across the world.
“The President believes the passing of George H.W. Bush is a loss to the entire world, not just America, especially the many people he inspired.
“President Buhari extols the late President’s love for his family and country, which remains legendary as clearly seen in the way his children have taken up leadership roles and are steadily breeding new generation of great thinkers and leaders.
“The President prays for God’s comfort on the mourning nation, the family of the nonagenarian, and a peaceful rest for his soul.”