After Sixty days of silence President Muhammadu Buhari called the APC Chieftain and the former Governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande in condolence of the death of the wife of the latter.
According to Shehu, the President’s message to the bereaved reads:
"I received the very sad news of the death of your dearly beloved wife, Madam Omowunmi Akande this morning. I am following our phone call with this letter of condolence, which comes from my heart.
“To lose a wife, a dear wife after 50 years, a constant and loving companion through good and bad times, is a blow only a man of unshakeable faith can withstand. Please extend my personal condolences to the immediate and wider Akande family and to friends of the family for this irreparable loss.
“May Allah give you the strength and Iman to endure her passing away.”