President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed unhappiness over the dying of Chief Chibuzo Nduwueze Ziggy Azike.
The late member of the Physique of Benchers was his shut political affiliate.
In an announcement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari recalled that Azike contested for a seat within the Senate in 1999 on the platform of the All Peoples Social gathering (APP).
He additionally contested for the governorship of Imo State underneath the All Nigeria Peoples Social gathering (ANPP) in 2007.
Buhari described the dying as a “painful loss,” including that “the nation has actually misplaced a patriotic citizen.”
He prayed that the Almighty will repose the soul of the deceased and grant the bereaved household and associates the fortitude to bear the loss.
Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, will characterize Buhari at Azike’s funeral on Friday.
The burial can be held at St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Okohia, Isiala Mbano in Imo State.
Buhari mourns affiliate, Ziggy Azike