Mustapha Bukar, Senator Representing Buhari's Senatorial District, Dies At 63

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He commiserated with the government and people of Katsina State and the National Assembly on the passing away of the senator who represented Katsina North constituency.

The emir spoke through the Press Secretary to the council, Alhaji Ibrahim Bindawa, on Wednesday in Katsina.

Until his death, Senator Bukar was the Senator representing Katsina State. Buhari said Bukar distinguished himself as an engineer before going into politics.

Mamman prayed Allah to forgive Bukar's shortcomings and grant him Aljannah firdaus.

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Speaking with Vanguard Wednesday, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Senator Ben Murray- Bruce, PDP, Bayelsa East said that the presidency can not spend such amount of money until the National Assembly approves it.

I am saddened to learn about the passing of another friend and colleague, Senator Mustapha Bukar.

Bukar who was born in Daura, Katsina State, in December 1953 was 1978 graduate of Engineering of Ahmadu Bello University. "We shall sorely miss his vibrancy and progressive mindset".

Senator Bruce said, " it has not been approved, it is simply the choice of words, the presidency or the executive can not spend a single kobo on such a mission unless the National Assembly approves that. He was a pan-Nigerian and a pro-masses lawmaker, who showed great interest in finding lasting solution to the nation's perennial energy problem.