Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria has mourned the death of Sale Hassan, who was until his death, an elder of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State.
The President condoled with the family of the deceased on Friday in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
He described the late veteran politician and community leader as “a tireless campaigner for peace in Plateau State and the entire country.”
President Buhari added that Hassan “remained energetic until his final days,” saying “HIS legacy will remain with the nation for a long time.”
“The greatest tribute the people in this country can pay to the late statesman is for all of us to strive for sustainable peace in all our communities,” he stressed.
The President prayed to Allah to give Hassan’s family, the Jos community which he served till his last breath, and the government and people of Plateau State, the fortitude to bear the loss.