President Muhammadu Buhari described late lawmaker from Sokoto State, Abdullahi Muhammad Wammako as a “gentle and uncontroversial politician.”
Buhari said this while commemorating with the people of Sokoto and the leadership of the National Assembly over the death of the lawmaker.
The President, who is currently recuperating from an unknown ailment in London sent his felicitation through his spokesperson, Garba Shehu.
In a series of tweets via his social media, Shehu quoted the President as saying, “President Buhari commiserates with the people and Government of Sokoto State over the passing away of Hon. Abdullahi Muhammad Wammako.
“PMB extends condolences to the leadership of the National Assembly, professional colleagues and the immediate family of the deceased who had contributed immensely to the development of democracy.
“President Buhari believes that Wamakko left at a time that his services were most desired by the country.”
Shehu said Buhari described him as a “gentle and uncontroversial politician.”
He extols the humility of the departed lawmaker, which he said “was one of his salient virtues” that would be really missed by the country.