Photo: Solomon Dalung with late mum.
Buhari’s former sports minister Dalung loses mother
Former President Muhammadu Buhari’s Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has lost his mother.
Dalung, who served as the Minister of Youth and Sports under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, announced the demise of his mother via his verified Facebook page on Thursday.
He said: “It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of my beloved mother’s passing. Her departure leaves a profound void, and I am deeply touched by the outpouring of condolences during this challenging time.
“Mama was not just my mother; she was a remarkable soul, whose infectious energy and charisma touched the lives of many. Losing a mother is an incredibly difficult experience, and the beautiful memories we shared together will forever hold a special place in my heart.
“I want to express my gratitude for your thoughts and prayers. Your support means the world to me, as I navigate through this period of grief. I ask for your understanding as I take the time needed to mourn and find strength in the cherished memories we created with Mama.
“Please be assured that your kindness does not go unnoticed, and I am grateful for the solidarity shown during this difficult journey. Let us honor Mama’s memory by cherishing the love she shared with us.”
It would be recalled that Dalung’s 33-year-old son, Nehemiah Dalung, died on October 24, after being bedridden with an unknown ailment.