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Buhari commiserates with Jonathan over Douglas’ death

Posted: Apr 10, 2015 at 10:18 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has commiserated with President Goodluck Jonathan over the death of his Special Adviser on Research, Documentation and Strategy, Oronto Douglas.

Douglas died on the early hours of Thursday at the State House Clinic, Abuja, after a protracted ill health.

In a condolence message to the President released by the Directorate of Media and Publicity, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign in Abuja, Buhari said: “I received the news of the death of your long-standing and key aide, Oronto Douglas, with sadness.

“I appreciate how close he had worked with you and considers him (Oronto), a young and dynamic individual, who still had a lot to offer our country as we build on our democracy.

“I urge you, Mr. President to take heart and to convey my condolences to his immediate family as we pray for the repose of his humble soul”.