President Buhari has mourns the passing of former President of Niger Republic, Late Mamadou Tandja.
Tandja died on Tuesday at the age of 82 after years of illness.
On Wednesday, Buhari said Niger has lost a veteran leader with rich military, political and administrative experience.
President Buhari praised the deceased’s contributions in the military and political spheres of his country.
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The Nigerian leader wished President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic, Tandja’s family and others the fortitude to bear the loss.
“The thoughts of the government and people of Nigeria are with the entire people of Niger in this period of sadness,” Buhari’s condolence statement issued by spokesman, Garba Shehu, read.