Remains Of Senator Bukar Laid To Rest In Daura

President Buhari mourns Senator Mustapha Bukar

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has expressed concern over the death of another Senator, Mustapha Bukar.

Until his death, Bukar was the chairman senate committee on capital market.

"At Party level, we have indeed lost a dependable and loyal Party man who contributed immensely to the growth and strength of our great Party".

Mamman prayed Allah to forgive Bukar's shortcomings and grant him Aljannah firdaus.

Senator Bukar, who represents Katsina North (Daura Zone) in the Senate, died around 10.am on Wednesday following an illness.

Also, Katsina State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) said the deceased was a friend of the media and would be greatly missed for his patriotism and commitment to the Nigeria project.

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He was general manager of Kaduna state water board in 1991.

"Senator Bukar was so dedicated to his responsibilities and hardworking that he got an appointment with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, where he also demonstrated the same dedication and passion for service", the President said.

Bukar who was born in Daura, Katsina State, in December 1953 was 1978 graduate of Engineering of Ahmadu Bello University.

Ekweremadu, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Uche Anichukwu, described the incident as a heavy blow to the Senate and the entire nation.

"He was a fine gentleman, quite humane, diligent, perceptive and humble".

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