In a letter to bereaved party chieftain, Bisi Akande, President Muhammed Buhari has expressed his health felt sadness over the death of the chieftains wife, Omowunmi Akande.
The presidents spokesperson Garba Shehu, said Mr. Buhari had earlier spoken to the family on phone to condole with them.
The president in his letter said “I received the very sad news of the death of your dearly beloved wife, Madam Omowunmi Akande this morning.”
“I am following our phone call with this letter of condolence, which comes from my heart.”
“To lose a wife, a dear wife after 50 years, a constant and loving companion through good and bad times, is a blow only a man of unshakeable faith can withstand.”
“Please extend my personal condolences to the immediate and wider Akande family and to friends of the family for this irreparable loss.”
“May Allah give you the strength and Iman to endure her passing away.”