Former Vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has taken to social media to express himself in memory of Late President Umar Musa Yar’adua.
The political elite said he has always been a true and patriotic leader to the country and prayed his memory continues to be a blessing to all.
“Eleven years in remembrance of our late President Umaru Yar’Adua—a patriot and compassionate leader. May your memory continue to be a blessing”, he tweeted.
Late president ruled Nigeria for three years after which he got diagnosed for kidney and heart ailments and subsequently died 11 years ago.
Some Nigerians have reacted to his tweet:
@Realkabiru_msd replied: “Today is exactly 11 years without Malam Umaru Musa Yar’adua, PLS don’t forget to put him in your prayers this Ramadan. MAY ALLAH CONTINUE TO HAVE MERCY ON HIS SOUL.AMIN”.
@bleyo replied: “The only president I wish Nigeria could have for a long time. May he continue to RIP.”.
@Apexpixelsphoto replied: “Yaradua was a great man, left great marks within his short time in office, handed over to another peaceful man.
All we remember, But you, in particular, will not be remembered for anything good unless you leave the same mark they have left. peaceful and humane approach to politics”.