– Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Zimbabwe to attend Mugabe’s final burial
– Mugabe, who was the first post-independence president of Zimbabwe, died at the age of 95
– Osinbajo would join other African leaders to pay a last respect to Mugabe
Ahead of the final burial of the former president of Zimbabwe, Rober Mugabe, the Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived the country on the morning of Saturday, September 14.
Legit.ng reports that the former African leader and first post-independence president of Zimbabwe, died at the age of 95.
His family had said that the former leader died after battling ill health.
Mugabe was ousted in a military coup in November 2017.
On his arrival in the country, Osinbajo signed the condolence register of the former president before he would be attending Mugabe’s state funeral.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari sent condolences to the government and people of Zimbabwe over the death of Mugabe.
The president’s condolences were contained in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, on Friday, September 6.
The president prayed that the Almighty God would grant the soul of the former Zimbabwean president rest and comfort his loved ones.
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