Buhari Mourns Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the passing away of the former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe who ruled Zimbabwe for about 3 decades died on Thursday at the age of 95. He was ousted by Military earlier this year.


In a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina Said and quote, “on behalf of the Federal Government, President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to the government and people of Zimbabwe over the passing of the founding father and former President, Robert Mugabe, 95”.

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“The President commiserates with family members, friends and political associates of the political activist who fought for the independence of the country from colonial rule, and lived most of his life in public service”.

President Buhari believes Mugabe’s sacrifices, especially in struggling for the political and economic emancipation of his people, will always be remembered by posterity.

He prays that the Almighty God will grant the soul of the former president rest and comfort his loved ones.


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