President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Sen. Kabiru Gaya over the death of his wife, Hajiya Halima Gaya.
President Buhari, in a condolence message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday, described the late Hajiya Gaya as a “remarkable woman, who dedicated herself to promoting education.’’
The president commended her investments in the establishment of private schools, adding: “it is a laudable initiative, which should be emulated by others.
“Education is the tool for modern development and no country can afford to ignore its vital role in our lives.
“My heart goes out to Sen. Gaya and the people of Kano State. May Allah grants them the fortitude to bear this great loss,’’ he said.
The president also prayed to God to accept the soul of the departed and reward her good deeds with paradise.