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Obi, Chira describe late Shagari as “worthy of emulation”

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By O’star Eze


Mr Peter , Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 elections, while mourning his demise, recently Alhaji Shehu , former president of Nigeria,  as “worthy of emulation” .

Describing ’s death as “a national loss”, the late head of state embodied all the qualities of a good leader. He was dedicated to of Nigeria and initiated several policies to facilitate that which included “green revolution.”

In his words, “Shagari’s efforts  towards of Nigeria through policies such  as ‘Green Revolution’ should spur younger politicians to always work for the good and progress of the country.

“The late sage was an urbane, humble, polished and tolerant politician.”

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Obi therefore called on Nigerians to emulate his life of service, patriotism and devotion to ennobling values.

Dr Obiora Uzochukwu , PDP candidate contesting for Member representing Oyi/Ayamelum Federal Constituency on his part described as “a model for politicians in Nigeria.”

Speaking through a press release made available to our correspondent, Dr was “one Nigerian that was blind to tribal and religious diversities both as a political appointee and as a president and made his administration felt by every nook and cranny of the country.”

Chira attributed this as one of the reasons he won his re-election bid which was truncated by the Muhammad Buhari led coup. He also called on Nigerian politicians to “emulate the noble qualities exhibited by the especially a mindset that sees all Nigerians as one.”

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Orient Daily recalls that late Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR, was a Nigerian politician who served as the first and only President of Nigeria‘s Second Republic, after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo’s military government.

He served as the president from October 1, 1979 to December 31, 1983. He died yesterday, December 28, 2019, in National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness.

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