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Buhari sympathises with Jonathan

2015-04-10 19:19
Nigerian President and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan (C) sits among party leaders during a rally in Maiduguri on January 24, 2015. Boko Haram fighters have killed 15 villagers near Maiduguri, t ~ TUNJI OMIRIN

Lagos - President elect, Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to Goodluck Jonathan on the death of his Special Advisor on Strategy and Documentation, Oronto Douglas.

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In a statement released to the media, Buhari said that he received the news with sadness, saying also that he would have been a key addition to building the country as a democracy.

Buhari also asked President Jonathan to pass on his message of condolences to the family of Douglas.

He is believed to have died of cancer-related complications earlier today.

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