The Governor of Jigawa State Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has received with sadness the news of the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai.
The governor's thoughts and prayers are with the Buratai family at this time of great loss.
Governor Badaru prays Almighty Allah (SWT) to forgive the deceased and admit him to al-jannatul firdausi.
The governor also prays that Almighty Allah will give the COAS and the rest of the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
In his statement, Governor Badaru said "On behalf of the good people of Jigawa State, I condole the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Nigerian Army and the immediate family of the deceased.
“May Allah forgive all his shortcomings and grant him eternal rest, and grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss,” the statement however reads.
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