President Buhari’s official Driver dies

By Timothy Choji, Abuja


The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the family of Afaka on the death of Master Warrant Officer, Sa’idu Afaka, his official driver.

Afaka died at the State House Clinic on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.

President Buhari, who also commiserated with the Government and the people of Kaduna State, describing the late Afaka as ‘an honest, capable and reliable person who handled his job with utmost care and responsibility.’

The President recalls that in 2016 the soldier, while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, picked up a bag containing a large amount of foreign currencies and handed it over to the National Hajj Commission, an action which earned him praises from the Saudi and Nigerian authorities.

President Buhari prays Almighty Allah to ‘‘bless the soul of the departed with an elevated place in heavens,’’ committing the family and friends to divine comfort and patience.


Mercy Chukwudiebere

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