The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sent his condelences to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, on the demise of His Excellency Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, former President of Nigeria in the second Republic.
In a letter dated Thursday, 31st December, 2018, President Akufo-Addo showed to President Buhari that the demise of the previous Nigerian President is a misfortune not exclusively to Nigeria, yet additionally to Africa overall.
“We have all lost a remarkable statesman who would be well remembered for his modesty and humility, in spite of the great heights he achieved,” he said.
The President continued, “On behalf of the government and people of Ghana, I express to you, his family and the brotherly people of Nigeria our sincere condolences on his death. I pray that his commitment to public service will continue to inspire current and future generations of Africans.”
Mr. Shagari kicked the bucket at the National Hospital after a concise sickness, his grandson Bello Shagari said on Twitter.