President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday condoled with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar over the demise of a close aide, Alhaji Umar Pariya.
In a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, 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.”