The political landscape of Nigeria mourns the loss of a seasoned leader as President Bola Tinubu and former President Muhammadu Buhari express their condolences over the passing of former Yobe State Governor, Bukar Ibrahim.
Condolences from President Tinubu
President Tinubu, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngalale, conveyed heartfelt sympathies to the family, friends, and associates of the late Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim. Recognizing Ibrahim’s significant contributions as a former governor of Yobe State and senator representing Yobe East, President Tinubu emphasized Ibrahim’s dedication to serving the people of Yobe with distinction. He described Ibrahim as a personal friend and a consummate leader, acknowledging his invaluable contributions to the progress and welfare of the people. President Tinubu concluded with prayers for the departed statesman’s eternal rest.
Former President Buhari’s Message of Condolence
Former President Buhari also mourned the passing of Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim, expressing deep sadness over the loss of a friend and political associate. Recognizing Ibrahim’s role as a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the first civilian governor of Yobe State, Buhari highlighted Ibrahim’s profound insights and understanding of governance. He extended his condolences to Ibrahim’s family and the people of Yobe State, emphasizing Ibrahim’s unparalleled contributions to the political landscape of Nigeria. Buhari concluded his message with prayers for Allah’s forgiveness and mercy upon the departed leader.
The passing of Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim marks the end of an era characterized by his exemplary leadership and unwavering commitment to public service. His legacy as a dedicated statesman and political luminary will be remembered for generations to come, serving as a beacon of inspiration for future leaders.