Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the death of two outstanding statesmen, Justice Bolarinwa Babalakin and General Muhammed Wushishi who passed away on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Atiku, in a press release signed by his media office on Sunday said that the death of the two great Nigerians one day apart was a great loss to the country.
He describes the late legal luminary, Babalakin, as someone who contributed immensely to the law profession in Nigeria, both at the Bar and Bench, and remarks that “the legacies he left behind will remain indelible for a long time to come.”
The former Vice President also stated that General Wushishi had an outstanding military career, lived a worthy life and carried himself with dignity as an ambassador and icon of the great people of Wushishi in Niger State.
Atiku sends his sympathy and condolences to the two families of Babalakin and Wushishi on the loss of their patriarchs, and prays to the Almighty Allah to forgive their shortcoming and grant the two departed souls into Aljannah Firdaus
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