A former president of the country, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the shocking details surrounding the death of Shehu Musa Yar’Adua. Try again later. In politics, late Gen.  Shehu Musa Yar’Adua attracted a welter of less than desirable personalities, who stood in direct and often battling contradictions to his recognized tactical brilliance and the talented associates that also surrounded him. Try again later. var s = document.getElementsByTagName( 'script' )[0]; To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. Dear late Tafida, we have wronged ourselves as we disagreed with most of your struggles: either we were blind or deaf when you were expressing what the future might hold for us if we deviated from the reality of life or refused to uphold the faithful belief in the right doctrine. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Please try again later. Failed to report flower. He is gone for good, Insha Allah. Today, democracy strives for 21 years uninterrupted but faces a lot of challenges as the reality of the cardinal point of True Federalism were never allowed to prevail by political Office holders. Family members linked to this person will appear here. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. Early life and education Yar’Adua was born in Katsina into a titled Fulani family. The former president at a program on Saturday revealed that a former leader of the country during the military regime, Gen. Sani Abacha wanted him, the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and the June 12 hero, the late Moshood Abiola, dead while in prison. found: Wikipedia, Aug. 13, 2015 (Umaru Musa Yar'Adua; b. in Katsina; a member of political party founded by his elder brother Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, the People's Democratic Movement (PDM); governor of Katsina State 1999-2007; d. at the Aso Rock presidential villa [Abuja] after treatments abroad for … He was declared the winner of the controversial Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April … It was so agonizing that life was snuffed out of you. From Kirikiri Prison in 1995, he wrote, “Please don't worry too much about me. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) was the 13th president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was sentenced to death by a military tribunal in 1995, after calling on the Nigerian military government of General Sani Abacha and his Provisional Ruling Council to re-establish civilian rule. We’ve updated the security on the site. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Yar'Adua on the passing of Hajiya Rabi, mother in-law of his late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, describing her demise as a sad loss. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, President and Commander in Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces is dead. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. Nigeria--Politics and government--1993-2007. Prayers at the National Mosque will immediately follow. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. Many believe the former Katsina Governor was best leader of Africa’s most populous nation since the return to multi-party democracy in 1999. SMY Sir, you will remain in our hearts within our lifetime as an institution of learning. Upon his death on May 5, Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua, 58, left a legacy of patient rule and realistic reform. Kindly Share This Story. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Yar’Adua family of Yar’Adua on the passing of Hajiya Rabi, mother in-law of his late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua… Please try again later. (function() { O Allah, forgive the soul of late Gen. SM Yar’Adua. A system error has occurred. × All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. In death his legacy remains compelling to those who hold power and those who seek power. For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. Something fundamental has really gone wrong in our most recent dispensation where life has lost its value. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Everyone has a birth-day and a death-day. Highlights of Late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua’s Career, Profile — His Achievements and Cause of Death. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, GCON, Tafida Katsina was born on 5th March 1943 and died on 8th December 1997. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. O’Allah provide us the strong heart and mindset to lead right from our homes and shoulder the responsibilities placed upon us. WebFontConfig = new Object(); GREAT NEWS! Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. So much water has gone down the drain in Nigeria. Yar’Adua Wednesday, May 5, 2020 marked exactly 10 years since the curtains fell on a good man, humble patriot and former president of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Jonathan on Tuesday described his late boss, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua as a President like no other who lived and died for the sake of the country. Even when his death sentence was passed, Shehu Yar'Adua's spirit and determination were not broken. Yar’Adua was born to an elite Fulani family, and his birthplace was an important centre of Islamic learning. His personal willingness to accommodate unsavory characters that today 2020 are extremely lucky to be alive and wangles within the corridors of power, finds it very difficult to reflect a little backwards on his mentorship. Field of Activity. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. An Islamic burial took place on 6 May in his hometown in Katsina. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. 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