Buhari mourns Chanchangi
-says he was an extraordinary philanthropist
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended condolences to the Chanchangi family on the death of Alhaji Ahmadu Chanchangi, business mogul and one of Nigeria’s outstanding philanthropists.
President Buhari yesterday also commiserated with the Government and people of his home State, Taraba, and that of Kaduna, where he lived, on the demise of the notable entrepreneur, who devoted his wealth to the advancement of the welfare of others instead of pursuing conspicuous consumption in a society overwhelmed by poverty.
The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu joined friends , well wishers and the business community in mourning the great man who, according to him, passed on at a time humanity needed his compassionate services most.
The President payed tribute to Chanchangi’s selfless commitment to humanitarian causes, demonstrated in his offering succour to those in need, sponsoring community enlightenment programmes and uplifting of people’s spiritual well-being.
President Buhari said that Alhaji Chanchangi, who devoted his life to the service of God and humanity will be long remembered for his resourcefulness, discipline and passion for hardwork.
He prayed that Almighty Allah will bless the soul of the deceased and reward his good deeds with Aljanna.