Jonathan condoles with El-Rufai over son’s death

Nasir Ahmad ElRufai

Hamza El-Rufai died in a motor accident on Tuesday morning.

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai, for the death of his son, Hamza.

Mr. El-Rufai announced on his Facebook page at about 8.00 a.m. that Hamza died in a motor accident on Tuesday morning in Abuja.

In a statement, Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said Mr. Jonathan received the news with “a deep sense of grief and shock.

“On behalf of himself, his family and the Federal Government, Jonathan extends his heartfelt commiserations to Malam El-Rufai and all members of the el-Rufai family.

“The President says, although, no amount of words can fill the deep
gap created by the loss of Hamza, the outpouring of support by friends and associates will comfort El-Rufai.

the rest of his family”, Mr. Abati said.

The former minister lost his eldest daughter, Yasmine, on November 26, 2011.


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