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Ex-president Shehu Shagaru dies @ 93; Saraku, Momodu react to his death.




Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the death of Nigerian’s Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, GCFR.

Shagari reportedly died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness.

Reacting to this, Saraki took to his Twitter page to condole with his family.

The Senate president wrote: “My family and I join the entire nation to mourn the passing of former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who led our nation during the Second Republic.

“President Shagari, was a quintessential public servant; having served in seven cabinet positions and as a legislator. He dedicated his best years in the service of our nation and its people. May Allah grant him a place among the righteous ones in Aljannah Firdaus.”

Also media mogul, Dele Momodu expressed sadness over the death of Shagari.

On his Twitter page, he wrote: “Nigeria’s former President in the Second Republic AHAJI SHEHU USMAN ALIYU SHAGARI has been reported dead… May Allah accept his soul. My sincere condolences to his family.”

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