President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with family of the late former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari over the transition of his widow, Hajiya Hadiza Shagari, at age 80.

According to a Statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina said President Buhari describes the departed as a pillar of strength and support, holding forth for the family while her husband busied himself with service to the nation.

President Buhari extends condolences to government and the people of Sokoto State, urging the family to be consoled by the good deeds of Hajiya Hadiza.

The President prays Allah to forgive the sins of the departed and reward her with Paradise.

Bello Wakili