President Buhari Mourns Legendary Singer ‘Forest’
The President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of legendary poet and singer, Alhaji Muhammadu Ishaq, popularly called “Forest” who died on Saturday.
President Buhari, in a statement issued on Sunday by his media assistant, Garba Shehu, recalled Forest’s last visit to him three months ago on the previous Sallah celebration in Daura during which issues of his health were extensively discussed.
“His passing away is a loss to our party, the All Progressives Congress, a party he vigorously marketed using his unparalleled talent as a singer, and a loss to the Hausa society and our cultural world at large. He will be remembered as a poetic legend,” said the president.
Buhari expressed his condolences to the family, friends and admirers across the nation who were captivated by his brilliant songs.