Social media come to a halt this morning after the former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir el-Rufai announces the passing away of his son Hamza at about 8:00 a.m. this morning.
Hamza who died in a ghastly car crash around 5:30am along Kubwa road in Abuja today.
Many well meaning Nigerians have commiserated with former FCT Minister including President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr. Jonathan through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati in statement says the president received the news with “a deep sense of grief and shock.
The statement reads in part, the president received the news with “a deep sense of grief and shock.
“On behalf of himself, his family and the Federal Government, Jonathan extends his heartfelt commiserations to Malam el-Rufai and all members of the el-Rufai family.
“The President says, although, no amount of words can fill the deep gap created by the loss of Hamza, the outpouring of support by friends and associates will comfort El-Rufai.
“Jonathan prays for the peaceful repose of the soul of the departed and also for God’s blessing, comfort and protection for El-Rufai and the rest of his family’’, he added.
Also many of his, (Malam Nasir el-Rufai) fans on the social site and human right activist has offer their condolences and prayers to the family he (Hamza) left behind.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen!