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Buratai loses father

  • Atiku condoles with Buhari, Buratai over death of loved ones

The father of the Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, Malam Yusuf Buratai has died. 

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, revealed this while commiserating with President Muhammadu Buhari over the passing away of his sister-in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman.

In a statement through his Twitter handle on Saturday, Atiku, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), also commiserated with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai over the demise of his father and World War II Veteran, Malam Yusuf Buratai.

“On behalf of the Abubakar Atiku family, I commiserate with President Buhari over the passing on of his sister-in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman.

“May Allah grant her Aljannah Firdaus, and grant the Danbaffale Mamman family in Daura the fortitude to bear the loss. Amen.”

Atiku added: “Malam Yusuf Buratai, a World War II Veteran and father of COAS Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai will be remembered for his services to keep country and the world safe and united.

“May Allah grant him Aljannah Firdaus. Amen.” (NAN)

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