Death came calling at Aso rock clinic Tuesday as Master Warrant Officer, Saidu Afaka, official driver to President Muhammad Buhari,now on medical trip in United Kingdom,passes on.
President Buhari has sent his heartfelt condolences to the family of Afaka who died at the State House Clinic on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.
President Buhari, who also commiserates with the Government and people of Kaduna State, described the late Afaka as an honest, capable and reliable person who handled his job with utmost care and responsibility.
According to Garbage Shehu,senior assistant to President on media and publicity,President recalls that in 2016, the soldier, while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, picked up a bag containing a large amount of foreign currencies and turned it over to the National Hajj Commission, an action which earned him praises from the Saudi and Nigerian authorities.
President Buhari prays Almighty Allah to ‘‘bless the soul of the departed with an elevated place in heavens,’’ committing the family and friends to divine comfort and patience.