The President of the federation, President Muhammadu Buhari has consoled and mourned with the Oyo state governor, Governor Seyi Makinde and his entire family over the passing of their mother, Mrs Abigail Makinde.
The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Thursday.
Buhari also commiserated with friends, family and associates of the matriarch, “whose testimony of love and kind heartedness continues to be shared, particularly her warmth to the poor and less privileged.’’
He encouraged the friends and family members to find solace in the good works of the governor’s mother, who invested heavily in the fear of God, love and hard work, and ensured her children and grandchildren followed same training of diligence, discipline and charity.
The president also prayed that the almighty God would receive the soul of the departed, and comfort the family.