President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday commiserated with the Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, over the passing away of his mother, Saratu Aregbesola.
A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu in Abuja said the president made the call on Thursday to commiserated with the governor.
In a telephone conversation, President Buhari expressed sympathy with the governor, describing his mother “as a great woman who was the pillar of discipline to her children.’’
The President said the matriarch of the Aregbesola family deserved great honour for “the sacrifices she made to bring up her children on the path of sound moral character and commitment to good reputation.’’
He prayed that Allah would bless her soul and reward all her good deeds with paradise, and also comfort the family she left behind.