Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has commiserated with the people of Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State, over the death of their Emir, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar.
Umar reportedly died in Abuja on Tuesday night after a brief illness.
The report of the emir’s death was contained in a message by Muritala
Raheem, Personal Assistant to the Emir of Ilorin who chairs the state’s Council of Emirs and Obas.
Reacting, Abubakar prayed that God grants the people of the local government and the state the fortitude to bear the loss.
In a tweet, the Wazirin Adamawa wrote: “My condolences to the people of Patigi Emirate and the entire Kwara State Traditional Council.
“My prayer is that Allah SWT eases the burden of loss on the bereaved family and grant the late Emir Ibrahim Umar into Aljannah Firdaus.”