President Buhari expressed his sadness at the death of former Nigerian President Mamadou Tandja, who died at the age of 82.
President Buhari mourned his death in a speech by his senior special assistant in media and publicity, Garba Shehu, which was titled ‘expressed sadness over the death of Mamadou tandja, former President of Niger ».
Shehu quoted Buhari as saying: “I am very saddened to hear of the disappearance of Mamadou Tandja, the former president of Niger.
The Republic of Niger has lost a veteran leader with rich military, political and administrative experience. “
According to the statement, Buhari praised the contributions of the deceased in the military and political sphere of his country.
The president also wished his counterpart, President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger, the family and supporters of the late Tandja, the strength and fortitude to endure the loss.
“The thoughts of the Nigerian government and people are with all the people of Niger in this period of sadness,” he said.