Buhari has expressed deep pain and sorrow over the death of the former Military Administrator of Kaduna State, retired Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar Mohammed.
This is contained in a letter he wrote to the governments of Jigawa and Kano States.
Buhari revealed the intimate nature of the relationship between him and the deceased military top brass, saying he had lost a friend in peace and in war.
“Late Mukhtar was my friend in war and in peace. He was a brilliant Air Force officer, a good administrator and a patriot”,
”All those who came in contact with him have recognized him as a brave man of vision and energy. These qualities he brought to bear in his service to Nigeria.
”In politics, he was dogged and determined to enthrone a good government, to clean up government business and establish democracy and rule of law.