Many Nigerians have taken to social media to pay tributes to President Musa Yar’Adua who died nine years ago. Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan said Yar’Adua was a selfless leader who placed national interest over personal and ethnic gains.
Yar’Adua died in 2010 and Jonthan, who was then vice-president, succeeded him. The former president described Yar’Adua as a man with a humble spirit. According to him, the late president used public service to build bridges of love and give hope to Nigerians.
Senate President Bukola Saraki in his tribute referred to him as a selfless statesman with a legacy of integrity.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the recently concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar said Yar’Adua was a patriot whose death was a loss to Nigeria.
The vocal lawmaker representing Kaduna Central District at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani said Yar’Adua was a true democrat and humble visionary.
Many other Nigerians are yet to get over the demise of Yar’Adua, they believe he will always be remembered for his good works. Some are of the view that he was the best President Nigeria ever had.