Buhari mourns Senator Bukar
President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Katsina State and the National Assembly on the passing away of Senator Mustapha Bukar, who represented Katsina North constituency.
The President describes his death as a “great loss to Nigeria's democracy and the engineering profession.
A statement from the Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Shehu Garba, said President Buhari sends condolences to the family members, friends and professional colleagues of the legislator, who distinguished himself as an engineer before vying for political office to serve his people.
The President recalls that as a young engineer, the deceased used his ingenuity to proffer a lasting solution to the perennial water crisis in Katsina, working variously as a General Manager of the Water Board, Director of National Water Rehabilitation Project and Director, Water Supply at the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.
It said President Buhari adds that he is always touched by the death of dedicated and creative public servants like Sen. Bukar, calling on other Nigerians to emulate such rare and hardworking Nigerians for the progress of the country.
The President prays that Allah will bless and forgive the soul of the deceased.