President Muhammadu Buhari has, via a letter, commiserated with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung on the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung.
In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, the Special Assistant, Media to the minister, Nneka Anibeze said Buhari commiserated with Dalung through the telephone from London.
According to Anbeze, the President prayed God to grant the soul of the departed eternal rest.
Buhari also prayed to God to give the family she left behind the fortitude to bear the loss.
The President promised to support the Dalung family in their moment of grief.
Mrs Dalung is survived by her husband and five children.
She died after a brief illness on Jan. 29, in Jos.