M D Yusuf was an indomitable democrat – Buhari




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ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf as a great loss to Nigeria’s democratic struggle.

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Reacting to the demise of Yusuf a statement in Abuja, -elect noted with deep regret that Yusuf died at a point his valuable advice was still badly needed by Nigerian leaders.

General Buhari recalled the role of M D Yusuf in Nigeria’s democratic struggle during the military politics of self-succession, which brought to the fore his courage to speak even if he was standing alone.

According to Buhari, despite the constriction of the democratic space, the late M D Yusuf was the only politician who established his own party to challenge a military self-succession agenda.

General Buhari recalled that only an indomitable democrat like the late M D Yusuf could have taken that personal risk.

He prayed to Allah to forgive Yusuf’s shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Aljannah (Paradise).

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