Following the death of Buruji Kashamu, a former senator and leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to it
In a shocking revelation, the former president, said his death should be seen as a lesson for all mortals.
Mr Obasanjo stated this in a condolence message to the Ogun State Government,
saying Mr Kashamu’s passing was sad.
However The former lawmaker, a controversial politician
who for years was wanted by the United States government for alleged drug offences
but managed to beat repeated extradition attempts,
died in Lagos Saturday from coronavirus complications.
Mr Obasanjo prayed to God to forgive Mr Kashamu’s sins
and grant his family and friends fortitude to bear the loss.
He further said and we Quote
“Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashmu)
in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics
to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence
in Nigeria and outside Nigeria,”
the former president Obasanjo said.
“But no legal, political, cultural, social
or even medical maneuver
could stop the cold hands of death
when the Creator of all of us decides that the time is up.
May Allah forgive his sin and accept his soul into Aljanah,
and may God grant his family and friends fortitude
to bear the irreparable loss,” Obasanjo wrote.
meanwhile Nigerians are reacting to the former President’s condolence, as they feel it was too harsh
According to them, it wasn’t necessary for Obasanjo to speak of his past even while he is dead
Buruji Kashamu died on Saturday 8th August 2020 due to covid19 complications