It Seems Mr president really has a soft spot for theCuban president which showed
after he passed away yesterday. Our president was reported to have
wept when he heard about the death of the revolutionary
Buhari said he received the news of with profound grief.
“On behalf of the Federal Government, President Buhari offers deepest
condolences to Cuban President Raul Castro, and the people of Cuba on
the passing early Saturday of the legendary leader, who passionately
served his people for almost half a century,”Mr. Buhari said in a
statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina.
He assured Cubans of the sympathy and solidarity of all Nigerians as
they mourn the exit of“this remarkable leader who against all odds
stirred uncommon development in sports, education and healthcare
sectors of his nation, even to the benefit of other nations”.
President Buhari said he was delighted that Mr. Castro lived to see
his country’s improved ties with the United States.
“As a great friend to Africa, countries in the Global South and the
Non-Aligned Movement, President Buhari believes that Castro’s place in
history is assured, given his sustained successful commitment and
towering role in the liberation and anti-colonialism struggles in
Africa,”the statement read.