President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday consoled with elder statesman, Wantaregh Paul Iyorpuu Unongo, over the passing of his wife, Victoria.
Buhari urged members of the family to find comfort in the many lives she touched and transformed with love while she was alive.
The president’s message was contained in a statement signed and forwarded to Newspot by his spokesman, Femi Adesina.
“The President joins the people and government of Benue State, particularly friends and associates of the Unongos, in mourning Mama Victoria, who lived for the good of others, supporting her husband in his humanitarian gestures, which include looking after orphans, homeless people, the poor and sick,” the statement said.
Buhari believed that Unongo’s wife served her people, the nation and humanity with kind heart, and her investments of making life better and easier for others will always be remembered.
The President prays that God will grant Mama Victoria eternal rest.