Shehu-shagari/mediabox247.comSenate President, Bukola Saraki, Bauchi state governor, Muhammad Abubakar and his Kaduna state counterpart, Malam Nasir El-Rufai have visited family of the late Alhaji Shehu Shagari, former President of Nigeria. Saraki, who was accompanied by Uche Secondus, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Sen Sani Yarima (APC-Zamfara) and Tanimu Turaki former Minister for Special Duties, said that the former President had left a legacy worthy of emulation by all leaders in the country. “Shagari was a man of honour that lived his whole life for the development of Nigeria and service to humanity.“On behalf of the National Assembly, my family and people of Kwara state, I wish to extend our condolence to the immediate family, government of Sokoto state and Nigeria as a whole,” Saraki said. Condolence was also extended to the people of the state and to the family by Bauchi state governor, calling on all Nigerian leaders to imbibe the good habits of forgiveness and integration of late Shagari. The Governor described the demise of Shehu Shagari as a great loss not only to the family, but the entire country. El-Rufai, in his remarks extended the condolence of the people of Kaduna state to the family and people of Sokoto state, while he prayed for the repose of the late former President. The late President eldest son, Bala Shagari appreciated the visitors and thanked them for the condolence while responding on the family behalf.

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