Reacting to the sudden death of John Shagaya, retired army general and former senator, President Muhammadu Buhari through one of his aides said a prayer for the deceased’s family and friend as they mourn his loss.
Expressing his heartfelt condolences to the people of Plateau state, President Buhari said Shagaya will be greatly missed by all.
“President Buhari prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn him and grant his soul eternal rest,” Garba Shehu, Mr.Buhari’s spokesperson said.
Also speaking on behalf of the president, Femi Adesina said Buhari was deeply saddened at the loss describing Shagaya as a selfless man who was ready to sacrifice all for the good of the country.
“The president affirms that at each step of his distinguished career in national service and politics, General Shagaya brought his deep convictions and discipline to national, regional and community assignments and was ready to always offer his best to the development and stability of the country.
According to reports, Shagaya, 75, was on his way to Jos from his village in Langtang, Plateau state when an accident occurred at Amper in Kanke Local Government of the State claiming his life.