President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of the Sokoto State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdulkadir Abubakar, the younger brother of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III.
This was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Friday, titled ‘President Buhari condoles with Sultan of Sokoto over brother’s demise, sympathises also with Sokoto Gov. Tambuwal’.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State and younger brother of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III.
“In a condolence message to the Sultan on Friday, the President said: ‘I have received with great shock and profound sadness the death of your younger brother, Alhaji Jeli Abubakar. As he answered the call of his creator, may God forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with aljanna. May Allah comfort you over this incalculable loss of your dear brother.’
“President Buhari also condoled with the family of the deceased as well as the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal for losing someone dear to all of them.”