PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, over the death of his brother, Prince Sultan. President Buhari.
In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said he received the news of the passage of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan with shock, praying for his repose.
According to the statement, the deceased Prince Sultan was a consummate diplomat and extended the condolences of the government and people of Nigeria to the UAE President, the Nahyan family and the people of the emirate.
“I received with shock the news of the death of your brother His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative and your brother who died some days ago.
On behalf of myself, the Government and the entire people of Nigeria, I extend our profound condolences to your Highness, the Nahyan family, the Government and the entire good people of UAE. May Allah in His infinite mercies admit him into Jannatul Firdaus.
May our prayers comfort his family, the government and people of the United Arab Emirates”, the letter of condolences read.