DEMISE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT
It is with very deep sorrow that we learnt of the passing away of H.E. Mr. UmAru Musa YAR’ADUA, President of the Federal republic of nigeria which occurred today.
H.E. Mr. UmAru Musa YAR’ADUA was a man with a clear and strong vision and one who CONTRIBUTED TO THE transformATION OF the federal republic of nigeria into a modern and prosperous nation. I SINCERELY HOPE THAT HIS SUCCESSOR WILL CONTINUE ON HIS GOOD PATH FOR THE FURTHER BETTERMENT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.
The government and the people of Seychelles join me in expressing our DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND most sincere condolences to you, to the Government and to the people of the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, as well as to the family of THE LATE PRESIDENT.
We wish to assure you, YOUR EXCELLENCY, of our solidarity in this moment of national grief.
James A. Michel
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES”