Buhari reacts to death of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak


President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Egypt over the passing on of former President, Hosni Mubarak, 91, on Tuesday.

A statement to Newsmen on Tuesday, signed by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the President commiserated with family, friends, and associates of the former military pilot, who ruled the country for more than 29 years, “pursuing peace within the country, and with neighbouring countries, and leaving a legacy of stability and loyalty to the flag.”

It added that as a public servant, President Buhari believes “Mubarak’s sacrifices for his country, and the continent will always be remembered.”

Ton Trends earlier reported former President of Egypt, Mubarak died on Tuesday.

Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until a deadly takeover died in a Cairo hospital at aged 91, Mirror Uk reports.