President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday hosted some senators in his home in Daura, Katsina State.

The senators were in Daura to condole with the family of Senator Mustapha Bukar, who died on Wednesday.

Receiving the senators, Buhari thanked the Senate members for their support and show of solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district.

The President commended the legislators for supporting the government and people of Katsina State, the Daura Emirate Council and the Bukar family.

He said it is noteworthy that Senator Bukar’s colleagues have paid glowing tribute to him as a detribalized leader whose contributions may not be easily forgotten.

The Senators who paid a condolence visit to the President were Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, Sen. Ali Ndume, Sen. Babajide Omoworare, Sen. Adamu Abubakar, Sen. Yusuf Yusuf, Sen. Hassan Adamu, Sen. Abu Ibrahim and Sen. Umaru Kurfi.

Bukar, the Madawakin Daura, died at age 63, in a private hospital in Abuja last Wednesday.

Bukar’s body was committed to earth same day at the Daura central cemetery.