President Muhammadu Buhari, has sympathized with the former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, after Armed men reportedly attacked his home killing a soldier on guard duty.
ABACITYBLOG had reported that the attackers came to the former president’s house, having gained access to the area through a nearby river on speedboats and succeeded in killing one of the soldiers who were on guard duty.
Reacting to this in a statement released by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, Buhari has called former President Goodluck Jonathan to sympathize with him.
In the telephone conversation, Buhari expressed sadness over the “tragic and unfortunate attack,” during which a gallant soldier lost his life.
While commending the soldiers on guard for bravely repelling the attack, the president condoled with family members as well as officers and men of the Nigerian Army over the loss of one of the guards.
Buhari said the protection of the life of the former leader and all citizens of the country would continue to be the major preoccupation of his administration.