President Muhammadu Buhari has described late Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Umar Buba Jibril who died today, Friday, as a humble and vibrant national legislator.
In a condolence message by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President commiserated with the family of late lawmaker and sympathized with the leadership and members of the House of Representatives in particular and the National Assembly in general.
The President Buhari also condoled with the people of Kogi State whom the late lawmaker represented creditably for many years at both the state and national legislatures even as he prayed that Allah will comfort all who mourn the late Jibril and grant his soul eternal rest.
Hon Umar Jibril, who represented Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, died today in Abuja at the age of 58. He was until his death, the Deputy Majority Leader of the house. He was also a former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Meanwhile, President Buhari had also commiserated with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, over the death of his younger brother, Clement Ogbeh.
He condolence with the immediate family, the Otukpa community of Benue State and friends of the deceased, who worked at the Central Bank of Nigeria and is being buried today. He prayed that God will comfort the family of the departed, and grant his soul eternal rest.