Former President of Nigeria, Umar Musa Yar’Adua died 11 years ago, today May 5th marks the 11th year he died and his successor Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan pays him a tribute.
Yar’adua died at the age of 58 after suffering from a protracted illness. He died on May 5th.
Goodluck Jonathan in his tribute said:
”Today, I celebrate my boss, friend, colleague and brother, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who departed this world 11 years ago.
As politicians, we shared a common vision of a peaceful, united and just nation. President Yar’Adua kept faith with this vision, channelling his strength and time in pursuit of an egalitarian society, until his last breath.
Although out of our sight, his legacies live with us and his memory we will continue to cherish.
We will always remember him as a peacemaker, nation builder and democrat whose timeline was defined by virtues of service, peace, truth and love.