Senator Albishir was a stickler for rule of law – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed sadness at the demise of Usman Albishir at the time the country needed his wisdom and experience to strengthen its democratic system.

a message of condolence released Abuja by his media office, the former Vice President particularly paid tribute to Albishir’s tenacity and respect for the rule of law his struggle over Yobe state governorship petition 2007.

Atiku recalled that the late Albishir peacefully explored legal avenues to get justice rather than urging his supporters to take the law into their own hands.

The former Vice President noted that such civilised approach to politics is worthy of emulation by our politicians.

Speaking on Albishir’s other virtues, Atiku praised his love of humanthrough his philanthropic activities which brought succour  and smiles to less privileged members of the society.

According to the Adamawa, these shining virtues will live after Senator Albishir for years to come.

He prayed to the Almighty Allah to grant his family the strength and fortitude to bear the loss.


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