ABUJA, Nigeria – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar over the death of his close aide, Alhaji Umar Pariya.
Pariya served Atiku during his time as Vice-President and has since remained in his close circle.
The news of the death of the former presidential aide was announced by Yakubu Dogara, the former House of Representatives Speaker.
Reacting, Buhari in a statement signed by his Media Aide, Femi Adesina said: “I received the news of the death of your close aide, Alhaji Pariya, with a heavy heart. It is very touching to lose such a personal aide of many years. May Allah grant you the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
‘‘May Allah grant his family the strength to absorb the impact of this death forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds in the hereafter.”