Toure Brought Stability To Mali – Buhari

“President Buhari joins world leaders, particularly those from ECOWAS, in mourning the former President, whose wisdom and foresight also impacted greatly on the West Coast, as he always advocated dialogue over conflict, and believed strongly in the African voice.”

Former Malian President, Amadou Toure / Photo credit: 247newsupdate.com
Former Malian President, Amadou Toure / Photo credit: 247newsupdate.com

Mourning the former president of Mali, Amadou Toure, who passed away recently, President Muhammadu Buhari has said Toure’s ten-year rule brought measure of stability to the country.

In a statement signed by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari sent his heartfelt condolences to government and people of the Republic of Mali over the passing of former President Amadou Toumani Toure.

Shehu said, “The President commiserates with family of the departed Malian leader, whose ten-year reign in the country contributed to the strengthening of political institutions, and measure of stability, starting with his presiding over a peaceful transition in the country as a military leader.

“President Buhari joins world leaders, particularly those from ECOWAS, in mourning the former President, whose wisdom and foresight also impacted greatly on the West Coast, as he always advocated dialogue over conflict, and believed strongly in the African voice.”

The President, he said, prayed for the repose of the soul of the former Malian leader.

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