The presidency and former president Goodluck Jonathan have paid tribute to late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua at exactly 10 years after his death.
The presidency through Bashir Ahmed wrote:
“Time flies really so fast, exactly ten years without former President, late Alhaji Umar Musa Yar’adua, who died on May 5th, 2010. It was a devastating night. May Jannah al-Firdaus be his final abode. Allah ya jikan sa, ya gafarta masa.”
Yar’Adua, the 13th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, died on May 5, 2010. He served as governor of Katsina State from 29 May 1999 to 28 May 2007 before being declared the winner of the controversial Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April 2007, and was sworn in on 29 May 2007.