President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Burundi over the death of their President, Pierre Nkurunziza.
According to President Buhari;
“It is with profound grief and sadness that we received the news of the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza. President Nkurunziza was a true patriot that steered the country through turbulent times with wisdom and foresight.”
President Buhari also added;
“At this time of great pain & loss, the Government and people of Nigeria as well as myself, express our deepest condolences to the Government and people of Burundi. Our thoughts & prayers also go out to the family of the President. May God grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.”
President Pierre Nkurunziza died on Tuesday June 9, 2020 at the age of 55.