President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has vowed to follow in the footsteps of late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua, who died 13 years ago.
In a memorial letter personally signed by him on Friday, Tinubu praised the late president for his commitment to democracy and good governance, as well as his particular sense of correctness and service. selfless service for the country.
The President-elect said the late Yar’Adua lived a life of purpose and cherished fond memories of honesty, steadfastness, patriotism and excellence in public service that he shared. too late to leave.
I said; “We will never forget you!” Today, as always, I remember my good friend and brother in the fight for democracy and good governance in Nigeria, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who passed away on this day 13 last year.
“May 5, 2010 may be long gone, but for some of us, the wound is still fresh. We miss that day as much as we remember Mallam Umaru Yar’Adua’s determined life.
“As a friend and political associate, I cherish the fond memories of honesty, steadfastness, patriotism, and excellence in public service left behind by the late Yar’Adua as Governor of Katsina State (1999 to 2007) and President of Nigeria (2007 to 2010).
“As I prepare to take over the leadership of this country on May 29, I am determined to follow the shining examples of leaders such as Mallam Umaru Yar’Adua, who have shown exceptional righteousness. and selfless service to our beloved country.
“Rest, dear brother. May your soul continue to find peace with your Creator, Ameen.”
Naija News reiterated that the late Yar’Adua was elected president in 2007, succeeding former president Olusegun Obasanjo, who served for eight years.
However, Yar’Adua died on 5 May 2010 and was succeeded by Vice President Goodluck Jonathan.
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