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Shagari a personality worthy emulation — Ex-envoy

Isa, who was reacting to the death of the former president in Yola, said Shagari epitomised a peaceful democrat.

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By Martins Abochol
Yola, Dec. 29, 2018 (NNN) Yerima Isa, a former Nigerian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo,  on Saturday said that former President Shehu Shagari  lived the  life of a peaceful democrat.

Isa, who was reacting to the death of the former president in Yola, said Shagari epitomised a peaceful democrat.

He recalled that the late former president often offered profound advice to the country’s leadership when necessary.

The former envoy  added  when he was alive, Shagari never  condemned, disparaged or  insulted the country’s  leaders.

He said that the late former president was a personality worthy of  emulation. (NNN)
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