Buhari mourns former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condoled with the government and of Egypt the passing of its President, Hosni Mubarak.

Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91 at a Cairo hospital where he had undergone an unspecified surgery.

The Nigerian , in a condolence message by his Senior Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja, commiserated with family, friends, and associates of the deceased, who was also a military pilot.

President Buhari noted that the late Mubarak had ruled Egypt for more than 29 years, pursuing peace within the , and with neighbouring countries, and leaving a legacy of stability and loyalty to the flag.

President Buhari said that as a public servant, Mubarak’s sacrifices for his , and the continent, would always be . (NAN)