A close ally to President Buhari and top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Umar Gana is dead.

Gana died after a brief illness. Reacting to the news of his dead, President Buhari in a statement on Tuesday mourned the dead of his friend and political ally. In a statement made available to dambela.com ” President Buhari condoles with the family , All Progressives Congress (APC), the government and people of Kaduna state over the passing away of Alhaji Umar Tuesday after a protracted illness “.

The President recalls Alhaji Gana’s enormous contributions towards the successes recorded by the APC at the 2015 and 2019 Presidential and governorship polls during which he served as Coordinator and member of the Campaign Council respectively.

He also prays that God will comfort the family of the dedicated departed politician and grant rest to his soul”.

It would be recalled that one of the President’s former friends and associates Ismaila Isa Funtua just recently died of cardiac arrest and was buried yesterday.

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