The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has paid tributes to late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in commemoration of his loss of life 13 years in the past.
Describing the late President as a “brother and good friend”, Tinubu mentioned “As I put together to take over the reins of management of this nation on Might 29, I’m decided to observe the nice examples set by leaders like Mallam Umaru Yar’Adua who showcased distinctive sense of propriety and selfless service to our pricey nation. Relaxation on pricey brother. Might your soul proceed to search out peace along with your Maker.”
The President-elect on Friday made the glowing tribute in an announcement launched in Abuja by his media workplace entitled, ‘We’ll By no means Overlook You’.
He mentioned, “Right now, as at all times, I keep in mind my good good friend and brother within the battle for democracy and good governance in Nigeria, late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who died on this present day 13 years in the past. Might 5, 2010 might have lengthy gone however, for a few of us, the wound continues to be contemporary. We keep in mind the day as a lot as we keep in mind the purposeful life lived by Mallam Musa Yar’Adua.
“As a good friend and political affiliate, I cherish the fond reminiscences of honesty, steadfastness, patriotism and excellence in public service left behind by the late Yar’Adua, each as governor of Katsina State (1999 to 2007) and president of Nigeria(2007 to 2010).”
The late president died on Might 5, 2010 whereas in workplace after being sick for a while. He served between 2007 and 2010.
The northern politician had come into energy after former President Olusegun Obasanjo accomplished his two phrases.
After Yar’Adua’s loss of life, his deputy, Goodluck Jonathan, mounted the saddle to finish his 4 years.