President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto State over the death of Sheikh Haruna Waziri Usman.
247ngnews reported that the 96-year-old uncle of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwa, passed away after a prolonged illness.
Sheikh Tambuwal was the patriarch of the Waziri Tambuwal family.
The President, in a statement signed and made available to 247ngnews by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said: “Sokoto State and indeed the nation lost a noble and distinguished scholar.”
President Buhari prayed that Allah will forgive the shortcomings of the community leader and grant Waziri Tambuwal family the fortitude to bear the loss.