The Nigerian Senate has lost another Senator, Mustafa Bukar, representing Katsina North senatorial district, less than a month after the death of Senator Ali Wakili.The death of the 64-year-old senator was confirmed on Wednesday by Alhaji Kanta Bukar, his younger brother.
The former minister said death must continue to serve as lesson to all, and described Bukar as a humble, God fearing and meticulous person.
The party extended condolences to his family, constituents, National Assembly, particularly the Senate, President Muhammadu Buhari and the government and people of Katsina State over the sad and painful loss.More news: 1146 rebels, families evacuate Douma district in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
While reacting to the lawmaker's death on Wednesday, President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, posted on his official Twitter account that Bukar was "an honest man".
It prayed to the Almighty Allah to grant the late Senator Aljannah Firdaus.
Also, Katsina State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) said the deceased was a friend of the media and would be greatly missed for his patriotism and commitment to the Nigeria project.More news: Markram century puts hosts on top before Australia fightback
"As a first-time lawmaker, Senator Bukar stood out for the quality of his contributions on the floor, his pragmatism and his work to strengthen the institution of the legislature".
Bukar who was Madawakin Daura died around 10.am today.More news: Netanyahu Officially Cancels African Migrants Deal
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