President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolence to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar over the death of a close aide, Umar Pariya.
In his reaction to the death, Mr Buhari 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.”
Mr Pariya died on Tuesday at a Dubai hospital.