By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Former Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar (UTC) in marking the 2019 Eid-el- Kabir celebration offered a special Prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari and other Nigerians for standing with him after his wife death.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday last week conveyed his deepest condolences to the family of Alhaji Garba Umar, following the death of his wife, Hajiya Hadiza Garba Umar.
Umar in a statement from his media office prayed to God to endow Buhari with divine wisdom,Health and vigour of strength to govern well in the assignment He has purposed him a sitting President of the country.
Umar revealed that Buhari is a leader with a good intention to give a selfless act of leadership to the country voids of all sentiment of sort.
In his prayers, Umar asked Allah to also make Buhari an instrument that He will use to revive Nigeria economy and corruption which the country is known for will take to it’s heels in no distance time.
The ex Governor who recently lost his wife,Hajiya Hadiza Garba after a protracted illness,according to him President Buhari as an exemplary leader,father who played a good role by sending a high powered delegation to console him at the time of his bereavement.
Umar has forwarded a letter of felicitation deeply appreciating Buhari for the delegation he sent.
He also thanked the high powered delegation made up of Sarki Abba and Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistants to the President on Domestic Affairs and Media and Publicity respectively; the Personal Physician to the President, Dr. Suhayb Rafindadi; and the State Chief of Protocol, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure.
While thanking the President, Umar called on Nigerians to rally round him,pray for him and encourage him to deliver on the mandate of the electorates that voted him to power.