President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of former Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku.
According to a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday,
Buhari commiserated with the family of the Senator who represented Benue North-West (1999-2003) and the government and people of Benue.
The President recalled Waku’s contributions to the growth of education when he served as Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure.
President Buhari urged the children, friends and political associates of the late elder statesman to keep alive his commitment to the unity, peace and stability of not only Benue State, but also the entire country.
The President also prayed the Almighty God to comfort the family and all those who mourn the septuagenarian and grant his soul eternal rest.