Buhari Sends Condolence To Japan Over Shinzo Abe’s Death
Abe, Japan’s longest-serving leader, did not survive after being shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election on Friday.
He died in the hospital.
As reported earlier on TalkGlitz Media, a man opened fire on Abe, from behind with an apparently homemade gun as he spoke at a drab traffic island in the western city of Nara, Japanese media showed earlier.
The President, in a statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina joined all Japanese in mourning the loss of the country’s longest-serving Prime Minister and outstanding leader, assuring the family of Abe of the prayers and thoughts of all Nigerians during this difficult time
According to him, Abe will be remembered for his unwavering commitment to strengthening trade and investment between Africa and Japan through various initiatives and partnerships, using the instrumentality of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).
The president said under Abe, that Nigeria and Japan enjoyed a strategic partnership, supporting each other’s shared aspirations on economic cooperation, healthcare, human resource development, disaster risk reduction, peace, and security.
The Nigerian leader prayed that the memory of the Japanese statesman and respected international leader would be a blessing to his nation and people, whom he served so devotedly.