BEVERLY HILLS, April 07, (THEWILL) – Master Warrant Officer, Sa’idu Afaka, the official driver of President Muhammadu Buhari is dead.
A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said, he died at the State House Clinic, Abuja on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.
The President, who is currently on a routine medical check-up in London, has sent heartfelt condolences to Afaka’s family.
Buhari also commiserated with the Government and people of Kaduna State.
He described Afaka as an honest, capable and reliable person who handled his job with utmost care and responsibility.
The President recalled Afaka’s honesty in 2016, while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, he picked up a bag containing a large amount of foreign currencies.
Afaka turned it over to the National Hajj Commission, an action which earned him praises from the Saudi and Nigerian authorities.
Buhari prayed Almighty Allah to ‘‘bless the soul of the departed with an elevated place in heaven; committing the family and friends to divine comfort and patience.”