Tinubu mourns Ex-speaker, Ghali Na’abba

President Bola Tinubu has expressed his condolences over the death of a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba.

His Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngalale, revealed this in a statement on Wednesday.

The statement partly read, “President Bola Tinubu sympathises with the Na’Abba family, the government, and the people of Kano State over the passing of Ghali Umar Na’Abba (CFR), former Speaker of the House of Representatives.

“The late Na’Abba was Speaker of the House Representatives following the return of democracy in Nigeria from 1999 to 2003, succeeding Salisu Buhari.”

The statement added that the President expressed  grief at the loss, recalling the contributions of the late ex-lawmaker to nation-building through legislation, advocacy, and policy.

It read, “The President recalls Speaker Na’Abba’s determined struggle to defend the functionality and role of the legislature in governance, describing him as a disciplined and resolute politician.

“President Tinubu prays for the repose of the soul of the departed and comfort for those who mourn this painful loss.”

The PUNCH reports that Ghali Na’Abba, the eighth Speaker of the House of Representatives, died in Abuja on Wednesday morning.


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