President Muhammadu Buhari has described the loss of life of two Borno Emirs- the Shehu of Bama, Shehu Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi and the Emir of Biu Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu in fast succession as a “uncommon double tragedy,” and a painful loss to the individuals of Nigeria.
This was contained in an announcement to DAILY POST on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, Senior Particular Assistant to the President.
In separate letters of condolence delivered to Governor Babagana Zulum and the Shehu of Borno, Shehu Abubakar Ibn-Umar Garbai El-Kanemi by a authorities delegation led by Malam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Training, President Buhari stated: “such a uncommon tragedy is particularly painful for the individuals of Borno and Nigeria at massive.”
Within the letters, President Buhari famous that “their contributions to conserving the peace and stability of their respective Emirates particularly within the wake of latest years of violence and disturbances attributable to Boko Haram have been appreciated by the federal government and other people of Nigeria. Their exemplary management within the face of adversity is worthy of emulation by their successors.”
The chief of the delegation recommended Governor Babagana Zulum for doing a lot within the face of non-public hazard to make peace and security of his individuals his primary agenda.
The Governor urged the delegation, which included two ministers of state, Mustapha Shehuri, Agriculture and rural growth and Engineer Abubakar Aliyu, Works and Housing in addition to Garba Shehu, the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, to convey the gratitude and appreciation of the federal government and other people of Borno State to President Buhari for his love, respect and caring perspective in the direction of the state and its individuals.