Nigeria Reacts to Second Republic Senator's Death

The country has expressed shock and sadness over the death of former Second Republic senate leader Olusola Saraki, saying the nation has lost another political titan and a legend of his time.

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Second Republic Senate leader Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki

  • Nigeria:  Saraki Was a Bridge Builder - Sen. Abdullahi Adamu

    Daily Trust, 16 November 2012

    Senator Abdullahi Adamu (PDP, Nasarawa) has described the death of Dr. Olusola Saraki as a huge loss not only to Kwara State but to Nigeria as a whole. Saraki died Wednesday ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saraki - a Glorious Exit (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 16 November 2012

    "I look forward to celebrating 80th year", Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki (aka Oloye) announced wistfully as we celebrated his 75th birthday in 2008. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abubakar Olusola Saraki, 1933-2012

    Daily Trust, 16 November 2012

    Abubakar Olusola Saraki, the Wazirii of Ilorin, died in his Ikoyi residence in Lagos on Wednesday and was buried later that day in his hometown of Ilorin, Kwara State. He was known ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dafinone Mourns Saraki

    Leadership, 16 November 2012

    Senator David Dafinone on Wednesday joined several dignitaries across Nigeria to mourn the death of his colleague and friend, Senator Olusola Saraki, who died on Wednesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saraki Was a Successful Political Leader in Nigeria - Gambari

    Leadership, 16 November 2012

    Former Under Secretary General at the United Nations, New York, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has expressed sadness at the passing away of Kwara strongman, Dr. Olusola Saraki. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Atiku, Makarfi Mourn Saraki

    Vanguard, 16 November 2012

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and textile workers, yesterday, joined other Nigerians in mourning the former Senate leader and strongman of Kwara State ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saraki's Death, Loss to Nigeria - Atiku

    Leadership, 15 November 2012

    A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday described the death of the second republic senator, Dr Olusola Saraki, as a loss to the country. Atiku said this in Ilorin ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  IBB, Govs, Bafarawa Extol Saraki's Virtues

    This Day, 16 November 2012

    As Nigerians and the Kwara State Government continue to mourn the passing of former Senate Leader in the Second Republic, Dr. Abubakar Olushola Saraki, on Wednesday, accolades have ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saraki's Death, Colossal Loss to Nigeria - Ajimobi

    Daily Trust, 15 November 2012

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has described the passing away of the Second Republic Senate Majority Leader, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki as a colossal loss, not only to the ... read more »

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