Buhari Mourns Loss Of Nasarawa Governor’s Son

The deceased is said to have been buried in Gudi, Akwanga LGA.

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule.


President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered his condolences to Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on the passing of his son, Hassan Sule, at age 36.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, noted that the deceased had been buried in Gudi, Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa.

Buhari was quoted as saying, “My deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Governor and his family on the tragic death of his worthy son, Hassan.”

He also reiterated his prayers and condolences to the government and people of the State following the recent tragedy involving herdsmen.

“May the souls of all the deceased rest in peace,” he added.

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Similarly, the Niger State Governor and Chairman of North Central States Governors Forum (NCSGF), Abubakar Bello, sent his heartfelt condolences to his Nasarawa State counterpart.

Bello, in a condolence message described the deceased as a vibrant and intelligent young man who had a promising future.

According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, the governor said, “It is indeed painful and sorrowful to lose a son, the eldest son for that and at a very young age.

“It is truly a bitter pill to swallow but Allah that has allowed it to happen has a way of comforting the entire family and the good people of Nasarawa State.”

The NCSGF Chairman enjoined his colleague to rely absolutely on God at this trying moment to get the needed comfort.

He prayed to God to forgive the deceased and “grant him Aljannah Firdaus as well as give the family members the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”