President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a medical vacation in London, the United Kingdom, UK, has spoken with former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon (rtd) over the phone.
Buhari commiserated with Gowon over the death of his younger sister, Kande Martha Audu.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina and sent to DAILY POST, disclosed that Buhari made the call on Sunday.
The statement quoted the President as expressing his “deepest condolences to General Gowon and his family.”
Buhari also urged the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that Mrs. Audu lived a worthy and exemplary life.
“Death is an inevitable end that must come to all mortals, and we must keep praying and working to ensure that we live a life that pleases our Creator and benefits humanity,” Buhari said.
He also prayed that God will comfort the grieving family and grant rest to the soul of Mrs. Audu.
The former Head of State who thanked the President for the commiserations, assured him that he will not relent in praying for the unity and progress of the country, adding that Nigerians are also “praying for the President’s quick recovery.”