Buhari writes to con­dole Obiano, Sule Lamido

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Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari has fol­lowed up his tele­phone call to Anam­bra State Gover­nor Wil­lie Obiano with a con­do­lence let­ter fol­low­ing what he de­scribed as “shock­ing and cow­ardly at­tack on wor­ship­pers” in St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Ek­wusigo Lo­cal Govern­ment Area of the state on Sun­day.

Se­nior Spe­cial As­sis­tant to the Pres­i­dent on Me­dia and Public­ity Garba Shehu dis­closed this in a state­ment yes­ter­day.

“In the let­ter he signed and sent on Tues­day, the Pres­i­dent said that “to at­tack and kill de­fense­less peo­ple while wor­ship­ping is the most heinous of all crimes. The na­tion is one at de­plor­ing this mon­strous crime.

“Please con­vey to the fam­i­lies and friends of those killed, my con­do­lences for this ut­terly das­tardly crime. Please also con­vey my con­sid­er­a­tions and sym­pa­thies to the peo­ple of Ek­wusigo lo­cal govern­ment area for this tragic at­tack,” the state­ment said.

In a sim­i­lar let­ter of con­do­lence to Al­haji Sule Lamido, the for­mer Gover­nor of Ji­gawa State, Pres­i­dent Buhari said he was shocked to learn about the death of Ha­jiya Hadiza Sule Lamido, his daugh­ter.

In the let­ter bear­ing his sig­na­ture, the Pres­i­dent re­quested the for­mer Gover­nor to “please con­vey to your fam­ily mem­bers, friends, friends and as­so­ciates of the de­ceased my sym­pa­thies. May Almighty Al­lah for­give her and may He for­give us when our time comes.”

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